Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Serpens (Ser)  ·  Contains:  Eagle nebula  ·  M 16  ·  NGC 6611
M16 - The Eagle Nebula, Close-Up Version [SHO], 



    
        

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M16 - The Eagle Nebula, Close-Up Version [SHO]
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M16 - The Eagle Nebula, Close-Up Version [SHO]

M16 - The Eagle Nebula, Close-Up Version [SHO], 



    
        

            jdifool
M16 - The Eagle Nebula, Close-Up Version [SHO]
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M16 - The Eagle Nebula, Close-Up Version [SHO]

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TS-Optics PHOTOLINE 102mm f/7 FPL53 Triplet-Apo

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM Pro

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: TS-Optics PHOTOLINE 102mm f/7 FPL53 Triplet-Apo

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI290MM

Focal reducers: TS-Optics 2" PHOTOLINE 0.79x Reducer / corrector

Software: Nikita Misiura StarNet  ·  Photoshop  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  PixInsight  ·  Sequence Generator Pro

Filters: Baader Planetarium Baader 1,25" H-Alpha 7nm  ·  Baader Planetarium Baader 1,25" O III 8,5nm  ·  Baader Planetarium Baader 1,25" S II 8nm

Accessory: ZWO EFW 1.25" 8 positions  ·  ZWO OAG


Dates:June 29, 2019July 1, 2019July 2, 2019

Frames:
Baader Planetarium Baader 1,25" H-Alpha 7nm: 80x120" (2h 40') (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium Baader 1,25" O III 8,5nm: 52x180" (2h 36') (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium Baader 1,25" S II 8nm: 45x180" (2h 15') (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 7h 31'

Darks: 83

Flats: 50

Flat darks: 50

Avg. Moon age: 27.77 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.24%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2783800

RA center: 18h18m50s

DEC center: -13°4637

Pixel scale: 0.672 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 2.047 degrees

Field radius: 0.373 degrees


Resolution: 2400x3200

Locations: Terrassensternwarte, Berlin, Germany

Data source: Backyard

Description

I could not resist to try another version that zooms in even more on the pillars of creation. You can have a look at my previous version here.

This time I tried not to overdo noise reduction to keep more details of the nebula. In addition i wanted the colors to pop a bit more.

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M16 - The Eagle Nebula, Close-Up Version [SHO], 



    
        

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