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Contains:  Eagle nebula, M 16, NGC 6611
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M16 - Eagle Nebula in SHO, 



    
        

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M16 - Eagle Nebula in SHO
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M16 - Eagle Nebula in SHO

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Celestron Edge HD 1100

Imaging camera:ZWO ASI1600mm-Pro

Mount:CGEM DX

Guiding telescope or lens:Orion ST80

Guiding camera:Orion Star Shoot Auto Guider

Focal reducer:Starizona HyperStar 3

Software:Photoshop CCPixInsight

Filters:Optolong 2" OiiiOptolong 2" HaOptolong 2" S-II

Accessory:Celestron Focus Motor


Dates:Sept. 1, 2019

Frames: 180x60"

Integration: 3.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 2.42 days

Avg. Moon phase: 6.47%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2915641

RA center: 18h 18' 34"

DEC center: -13° 47' 52"

Pixel scale: 1.813 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 88.533 degrees

Field radius: 1.033 degrees


Resolution: 4126x3040

Data source: Backyard

Description

I took this over 3 nights in my driveway. This is the first color image I've produced with the ASI1600MM camera using my Hyperstar. I was a bit worried about the Optolong filters on this one because they may not have been ideal with the Hyperstar, but after talking to the guys over at Starizona I was a lot more comfortable with them. In all this is only 3 hours of data, I had to do it over 3 nights because of the neighbors trees. I learned a lot about PixInsight processing on this and different ways to combine... PixelMath all the way! I'm now starting to see the real power of it over using DSS and Photoshop.

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