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

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M16 Eagle Nebula - HO-RGB
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M16 Eagle Nebula - HO-RGB

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ-106N

Imaging cameras: Starlight Xpress SXV-H16

Mounts: Sky-Watcher NEQ6

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher 70/500

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress SXV-H16

Software: photoshop  ·  Maxim DL

Filters: Baader Planetarium Blue  ·  Baader Planetarium Green  ·  IDAS LPS-V4  ·  Baader Planetarium Red  ·  OIII 12nm  ·  Custom Scientific H-Alpha 4.5nm

Accessory: Robofocus  ·  FLI CFW-2-8 31,8mm round 8 position filter wheel


Dates:June 3, 2013Feb. 15, 2014

Frames:
Baader Planetarium Blue: 5x300" bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium Green: 5x300" bin 1x1
Custom Scientific H-Alpha 4.5nm: 6x1200" bin 1x1
OIII 12nm: 7x1200" bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium Red: 5x300" bin 1x1

Integration: 5.6 hours

Avg. Moon age: 20.00 days

Avg. Moon phase: 61.53%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 185114

RA center: 18h 19' 2"

DEC center: -13° 53' 20"

Pixel scale: 3.089 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 176.958 degrees

Field radius: 0.911 degrees


Resolution: 1629x1362

Locations: Palermo, palermo, Palermo, Italy

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