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M16

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher 200/800 carbon Newton astrograph

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 600D(a)

Mounts: SkyWatcher NEQ6 PRO belt modified

Guiding telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher 53 mm mini (for guiding)

Guiding cameras: Mgen guide camera

Focal reducers: Skywatcher F4 coma corrector

Software: Auriga Imaging RegiStar 1.0.9  ·  Photoshop CC  ·  Nebulosity 3.3.3

Filters: Astronomik UHC clip filter for EOS

Accessory: Lacerta Mgen autoguider


Dates:May 10, 2017May 9, 2018May 11, 2018May 15, 2018May 21, 2018

Frames:
27x300" (2h 15') ISO800
Astronomik UHC clip filter for EOS: 56x300" (4h 40') ISO1600

Integration: 6h 55'

Avg. Moon age: 13.97 days

Avg. Moon phase: 39.52%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2590801

RA center: 18h 19' 4"

DEC center: -13° 52' 15"

Pixel scale: 2.770 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.805 degrees

Field radius: 0.907 degrees


Resolution: 2000x1250

Locations: Farm Isabis, Isabis Farm, Windhoek, Namibia

Data source: Traveller

Description

M16 is the famous Eagle nebula with the pillars of creation in the center. This image was taken in Namibia during my 2018 expedition. UHC frames was used to make stars smaller, the details come from the 27*5 min of RGB images.

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