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M16 the Eagle Nebula, 



    
        

            Mark Forteath
M16 the Eagle Nebula
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M16 the Eagle Nebula

M16 the Eagle Nebula, 



    
        

            Mark Forteath
M16 the Eagle Nebula
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M16 the Eagle Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher Esprit 120ED Super APO Triplet

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM Pro

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ6R Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: William Optics 50mm Guidescope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI290MC

Software: PixInsight  ·  DeepSkyStacker (DSS) deepskystacker  ·  PHD 2  ·  APT  ·  Adobe Systems Inc. Photoshop CC 2019

Filters: ZWO R 1.25" optimized for ASI1600  ·  ZWO B 1.25" optimized for ASI1600  ·  ZWO G 1.25" optimized for ASI1600  ·  ZWO L 1.25" optimized for ASI1600

Accessory: Orion Dew Zapper Orion Controller and Heating Bands


Dates:May 22, 2020

Frames:
ZWO B 1.25" optimized for ASI1600: 18x420" (2h 6') (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1
ZWO G 1.25" optimized for ASI1600: 18x420" (2h 6') (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1
ZWO L 1.25" optimized for ASI1600: 19x420" (2h 13') (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1
ZWO R 1.25" optimized for ASI1600: 18x420" (2h 6') (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 8h 31'

Darks: 80

Flats: 80

Bias: 400

Avg. Moon age: 29.30 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.06%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Temperature: 6.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3579865

RA center: 18h 18' 54"

DEC center: -13° 56' 31"

Pixel scale: 0.909 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 93.931 degrees

Field radius: 0.689 degrees


Resolution: 4348x3296

Locations: Home Observatory, Wynyard, Tasmania, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

M16 - The Eagle Nebula in LRGB

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M16 the Eagle Nebula, 



    
        

            Mark Forteath