Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Serpens (Ser)  ·  Contains:  Checkmark Nebula  ·  Eagle Nebula  ·  IC 1283  ·  IC 1284  ·  IC 1287  ·  IC 4701  ·  IC 4715  ·  IC 4725  ·  Lobster Nebula  ·  M 16  ·  M 17  ·  M 23  ·  M 24  ·  M 25  ·  NGC 6494  ·  NGC 6611  ·  NGC 6618  ·  Part of the constellation Scutum (Sct)  ·  Small Sgr Star Cloud  ·  Swan Nebula  ·  The star 14Sgr  ·  The star 15Sgr  ·  The star 16Sgr  ·  The star 21Sgr  ·  The star αSct  ·  The star γSct  ·  The star ζSct  ·  The star μSgr  ·  The star νOph  ·  The star τOph  ·  And 1 more.
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M16-M17 lost in milky way, 



    
        

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M16-M17 lost in milky way

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Samyang 135mm f/2

Imaging cameras: Sony A7S

Mounts: SkyWatcher Star Adventurer

Software: Pleaides Astrophoto PixInsight 1.8 Ripley

Accessory: Bahtinov mask Bahatinov Mask  ·  QHY PoleMaster Polemaster


Dates:May 9, 2021

Frames: 110x30" (55')

Integration: 55'

Avg. Moon age: 27.47 days

Avg. Moon phase: 4.72%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4509076

RA center: 18h17m53s

DEC center: -15°0910

Pixel scale: 13.280 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 88.573 degrees

Field radius: 9.160 degrees


Resolution: 4130x2758

Data source: Traveller

Description

Image taken from the French Alps at 6330 feet of elevation (1930m) where the sky is clear and dark

The premises are managed by the association Astroguindaine where astronomers have free access to dobsons during the night and can bring up their own instrument

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M16-M17 lost in milky way, 



    
        

            Philippe Renaud