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Contains:  M 16, Eagle nebula, NGC 6611

Image of the day 06/25/2018

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    M16 - The Eagle Nebula, 


            Alan Pham
    M16 - The Eagle Nebula

    M16 - The Eagle Nebula

    Technical card

    Resolution: 3500x2630

    Dates:May 26, 2018June 1, 2018June 7, 2018

    Astrodon Ha 1.25 5nm: 208x180" (gain: 200.00) -15C bin 1x1
    Astrodon OIII 1.25 3nm: 180x180" (gain: 200.00) -15C bin 1x1
    Astrodon SII 1.25 3nm: 179x180" (gain: 200.00) -15C bin 1x1

    Integration: 28.4 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 17.35 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 75.13%

    Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00 job: 2108641

    RA center: 274.710 degrees

    DEC center: -13.924 degrees

    Pixel scale: 1.471 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 0.190 degrees

    Field radius: 0.894 degrees

    Locations: Home, San Jose, California, United States

    Data source: Backyard


    I've always been mesmerized by Hubble's Pillars of Creation. Here's my first attempt at them and the surrounding Eagle Nebula. Hopefully, I didn't go too overboard with the colors!



    Alan Pham
    License: None (All rights reserved)

    Sky plot

    Sky plot


    M16 - The Eagle Nebula, 


            Alan Pham