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Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  Eagle nebula, M 16, NGC 6611
M16, 



    
        

            Jean-Marie Locci
M16
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M16

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics FLT 132  ·  Boren-Simon PowerNewt 8

Imaging cameras: QSI 583 wsg

Mounts: Sky-Watcher NEQ6

Guiding telescopes or lenses: William Optics FLT 132  ·  Boren-Simon PowerNewt 8

Guiding cameras: Lodestar

Focal reducers: William Optics FF/FR III  ·  Borel-Simon Coma Corrector

Software: PixInsight  ·  photoshop

Filters: Astrodon RGB filter set  ·  Astrodon H-alpha 5nm

Accessory: Sky-Watcher SW Electric Focuser


Dates:Sept. 29, 2011Sept. 18, 2012

Frames:
Astrodon H-alpha 5nm: 8x300" -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon H-alpha 5nm: 5x600" -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon RGB filter set: 54x300" -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 6.0 hours

Darks: ~10

Flats: ~10

Bias: ~10

Avg. Moon age: 2.51 days

Avg. Moon phase: 6.97%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 159406

RA center: 18h 18' 41"

DEC center: -13° 50' 2"

Pixel scale: 1.205 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -89.018 degrees

Field radius: 0.627 degrees


Resolution: 3352x2532

Data source: Backyard

Description

This is an RGBHa composition. Not enough Blue and Green signal though...

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M16, 



    
        

            Jean-Marie Locci