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


M16, the Eagle Nebula
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M16, the Eagle Nebula

Technical card

Software: Fits Liberator  ·  Photoshop CS6  ·  Stark Labs Nebulosity 3

Dates:June 1, 2014

Frames: 9x300" (45')

Integration: 45'

Avg. Moon age: 3.48 days

Avg. Moon phase: 13.07%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 291033

RA center: 18h18m48s.2

DEC center: -13°4706

Pixel scale: 1.683 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -179.393 degrees

Field radius: 0.586 degrees

Resolution: 620x469


Telescope info: http://www.itelescope.net/telescope-t3/

CCD: SBIG ST-8300C One Shot Color CCD

OTA: Takahashi TOA-150

Optical Design: Apochromatic Refractor

Aperture: 150mm

Focal Length: 1095mm

F/Ratio: f7.3

Mount: Paramount GTS


Sky plot

Sky plot


M16, the Eagle Nebula,