Cookie consent

AstroBin saves small pieces of text information (cookies) on your device in order to deliver better content and for statistical purposes. You can disable the usage of cookies by changing the settings of your browser. By browsing AstroBin without changing the browser settings, you grant us permission to store that information on your device.

I agree
Contains:  Eagle nebula, M 16, NGC 6611
M-15 Eagle Nebula, 


            Nick J
M-15 Eagle Nebula
Powered byPixInsight

M-15 Eagle Nebula

Technical card

Dates:July 10, 2018

Frames: 12x180" ISO1600

Integration: 0.6 hours

Darks: ~10

Flats: ~10

Bias: ~10

Avg. Moon age: 26.50 days

Avg. Moon phase: 10.05%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00

Basic astrometry details job: 2710467

RA center: 18h 18' 49"

DEC center: -13° 50' 27"

Pixel scale: 1.352 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 340.533 degrees

Field radius: 0.390 degrees

Resolution: 1728x1152

Data source: Public amateur data


The Eagle Nebula is part of a diffuse emission nebula, or H II region, which is catalogued as IC 4703. This region of active current star formation is about 7000 light-years distant. A spire of gas that can be seen coming off the nebula in the northeastern part is approximately 9.5 light-years or about 90 trillion kilometers long



Nick J
License: None (All rights reserved)

Sky plot

Sky plot


M-15 Eagle Nebula, 


            Nick J