Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Serpens (Ser)  ·  Contains:  Eagle nebula  ·  M 16  ·  NGC 6611
Eagle Nebula - M16, 


Eagle Nebula - M16
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Eagle Nebula - M16

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron Rowe-Ackermann Schmidt Astrograph 11" Celestron Rasa 11"  ·  Celestron RASA

Imaging cameras: Canon T3i 600D

Mounts: Celestron CGX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 50mm Guidescope

Guiding cameras: Orion SSAG

Software: SGPRO, PHD2. PixInsight,Siril, Photoshop, SGPRO, PHD2. PixInsight, Photoshop  ·  PixInsight 1.8.6 Ripley PixInsinght 1.8

Dates:July 28, 2019

Frames: 80x60"

Integration: 1.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 25.52 days

Avg. Moon phase: 17.12%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2825408

RA center: 18h 18' 47"

DEC center: -13° 48' 54"

Pixel scale: 2.884 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 96.812 degrees

Field radius: 0.788 degrees

Resolution: 1050x1665

Locations: Chuchupate Ranger Park, Frazier Park, CA, United States

Data source: Traveller


The Eagle Nebula which is part of the constellation Serpens. It’s famous for the Pillars of Creation at its core which is one of Hubble’s most famous photos.


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Eagle Nebula - M16, 



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