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Contains:  M 16, Eagle nebula, NGC 6611
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M16 Eagle Nebula - Hydrogen Alpha

Technical card

Resolution: 1803x1611

Dates:July 20, 2017Aug. 18, 2017

Orion Extra Narrowband Filter Ha 1.25": 2x720" -12C bin 1x1
Orion Extra Narrowband Filter Ha 1.25": 12x720" -14C bin 1x1

Integration: 2.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 26.05 days

Avg. Moon phase: 13.09%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.50 job: 1706017

RA center: 274.734 degrees

DEC center: -13.837 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.481 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 43.724 degrees

Field radius: 0.162 degrees

Locations: Crosby Co., TX, White River Lake, TX, United States


This is a monochrome, hydrogen alpha image of the "Pillars of Creation" region in M16 imaged with a Celestron Edge HD 11 inch Schmidt Cassegrain telescope at f/7 and 2000 mm focal length.



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M16 Eagle Nebula - Hydrogen Alpha,