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Contains:  M 16, Eagle nebula, NGC 6611
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Messier 16 - The Eagle Nebula, 


            Arno Rottal
Messier 16 - The Eagle Nebula

Messier 16 - The Eagle Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 2461x3235

Dates:Aug. 5, 2015Aug. 3, 2016Aug. 22, 2018

Baader Planetarium B 36mm: 2x300" bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium G 36mm: 2x300" bin 1x1
Ha 12nm: 11x300" bin 1x1
Ha 12nm: 7x300" -20C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium R 36mm: 2x300" bin 1x1

Integration: 2.0 hours

Darks: ~40

Flats: ~40

Bias: ~40

Avg. Moon age: 10.76 days

Avg. Moon phase: 51.42%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00 job: 2258282

RA center: 274.678 degrees

DEC center: -13.893 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.688 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.039 degrees

Field radius: 1.518 degrees

Locations: Garden Observatory, Schwechat, Lower Austria, Austria

Data source: Backyard


I tryed to concentrate on the surroundings of M16.
The surroundings are full of Halpha!

M16 is very difficult at my observatory.. i only have one hour per night to get data...



Arno Rottal
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Sky plot

Sky plot


Messier 16 - The Eagle Nebula, 


            Arno Rottal