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M16 - Pillars of Creation, 



    
        

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M16 - Pillars of Creation

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M16 - Pillars of Creation

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher 305/1500 305mm/1500mm

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY 11

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ8 Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher 305/1500 305mm/1500mm

Guiding cameras: QHY CCD QHY 5 L-II mono

Focal reducers: Baader Planerarium Baader MPCC Mark II

Software: Adobe Inc Photoshop CC  ·  PHD 2  ·  Sequence Generator Pro  ·  PixInsight

Filters: Baader Planetarium H-Alpha 6nm  ·  Baader Planetarium Sulphur II 6.5nm  ·  Baader Planetarium O-III 7 nm

Accessory: Astronomy Academy 300mm ELFLAT  ·  Astronomy Academy OAG


Dates:Sept. 22, 2020

Frames:
Baader Planetarium H-Alpha 6nm: 9x900" (2h 15') -15C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium O-III 7 nm: 25x900" (6h 15') -10C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium Sulphur II 6.5nm: 9x900" (2h 15') -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 10h 45'

Darks: 60

Flats: 30

Bias: 90

Avg. Moon age: 5.72 days

Avg. Moon phase: 32.68%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4191650

RA center: 18h18m49s.7

DEC center: -13°5334

Pixel scale: 1.223 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.649 degrees

Field radius: 0.704 degrees


Resolution: 3168x2670

Locations: Home Observatory, Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

I thought ide undertake a Milestone on a image I took way back in 2009.

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M16 - Pillars of Creation, 



    
        

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