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Contains:  Omega nebula, M 17, NGC 6618, M 16, Eagle nebula, NGC 6611, IC 4701

Image of the day 02/16/2019

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    M16 & M17, Eagle and Swan Nebula, 


            Maurice Toet
    M16 & M17, Eagle and Swan Nebula

    M16 & M17, Eagle and Swan Nebula

    Technical card

    Imaging telescope or lens:Takahashi Epsilon-180ED

    Imaging camera:Nikon D810a

    Mount:Astro-Physics Mach1 GTO CP3

    Guiding telescope or lens:Vixen Guidescope 70S

    Guiding camera:Lacerta MGEN

    Software:Astro Pixel ProcessorPhotoshop CC

    Resolution: 3600x2399

    Dates:Sept. 7, 2018

    Frames: 27x300" ISO400

    Integration: 2.2 hours

    Flats: ~30

    Bias: ~200

    Avg. Moon age: 26.97 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 7.26%

    Mean SQM: 21.20 job: 2514501

    RA center: 274.804 degrees

    DEC center: -15.098 degrees

    Pixel scale: 3.970 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 89.777 degrees

    Field radius: 2.385 degrees

    Locations: Dark Site, Ardennes, Grandpré, France

    Data source: Traveller



    Maurice Toet
    License: None (All rights reserved)

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    M16 & M17, Eagle and Swan Nebula, 


            Maurice Toet