Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Serpens (Ser)  ·  Contains:  Eagle nebula  ·  IC4703  ·  M 16  ·  M16  ·  NGC 6611  ·  Sh2-49  ·  Star Queen nebula
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Eagle nebula in Ha, 


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Eagle nebula in Ha

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics GT81

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 1600 MM Cooled Pro

Mounts: Paramount MX +

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 30mm Ultra Mini guide scope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MM Mini

Software: Main Sequence Software Seqence Generator Pro 3  ·  PHD2  ·  pixinsight 1.85

Filters: astrodon 5nm narrowband filters

Accessory: SkyShed Roll-off  ·  Starizona Microtouch Autofocuser  ·  Interactive Astronomy SkyRoof  ·  Interactive Astronomy Sky Alert

Dates:Sept. 27, 2019

Frames: 43x240"

Integration: 2.9 hours

Avg. Moon age: 28.05 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.45%

Astrometry.net job: 2954879

RA center: 18h 18' 55"

DEC center: -13° 51' 12"

Pixel scale: 1.446 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -47.670 degrees

Field radius: 0.882 degrees

Resolution: 3652x2440

Locations: JRO - Home Observatories, Milford, New Jersey, United States

Data source: Backyard


Here is my first piggybacked Ha image. While shooting M16 in OSC with my RASA, my GTF81 with a ZWO ASI1600 is mounted on top grabbing Ha subs.


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Eagle nebula in Ha, 


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