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Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  Eagle nebula, M 16, NGC 6611
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1st mono attempt - Eagle Nebula M16, 


1st mono attempt - Eagle Nebula M16
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1st mono attempt - Eagle Nebula M16

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific 127mm ED TRIPLET APO

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM Pro-Cool

Mounts: iOptron CEM60

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Starfield 60mm Guidescope  ·  Celestron Finderscope 9x50mm

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI290MM mini

Software: ZWO ASIAIR  ·  Adobe Photoshop CC  ·  DeepSky Stacker (DSS) Deepskystacker 3.3.6

Filters: Astronomik SII 1.25" 12 nm  ·  Astronomik Ha 1,25" 12 nm  ·  Astronomik OIII 1.25" 12nm

Accessory: ZWO 8x 1.25" Filter Wheel (EFW)

Dates:June 19, 2019

Astronomik Ha 1,25" 12 nm: 10x180" (gain: 139.00) -17C bin 1x1
Astronomik OIII 1.25" 12nm: 5x180" (gain: 139.00) -17C bin 1x1
Astronomik SII 1.25" 12 nm: 5x180" (gain: 139.00) -17C bin 1x1

Integration: 1.0 hours

Darks: ~5

Flats: ~60

Bias: ~60

Avg. Moon age: 16.82 days

Avg. Moon phase: 95.32%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00

Temperature: 37.00

Basic astrometry details job: 2754495

RA center: 18h 18' 32"

DEC center: -13° 47' 52"

Pixel scale: 0.822 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 82.511 degrees

Field radius: 0.653 degrees

Resolution: 4571x3442

Locations: UAE desert, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates


Uploading my 1st mono attempt from 34000ft above the ground on my way from Abu Dhabi to New York.
The attempt was done on worst weather conditions with an almost full moon and very windy condition, very limited time slot.



License: None (All rights reserved)

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1st mono attempt - Eagle Nebula M16,