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M16 the Eagle Nebula SHO, 



    
        

            Mark Forteath
M16 the Eagle Nebula SHO
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M16 the Eagle Nebula SHO

M16 the Eagle Nebula SHO, 



    
        

            Mark Forteath
M16 the Eagle Nebula SHO
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M16 the Eagle Nebula SHO

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 OIII 1.25" 7nm  ·  ZWO Ha 1.25"  ·  ZWO SII 1.25" 7 nm

Accessory: Orion Dew Zapper Orion Controller and Heating Bands


Dates:July 6, 2020

Frames:
ZWO Ha 1.25": 41x240" (2h 44') (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1
ZWO OIII 1.25" 7nm: 40x240" (2h 40') (gain: 139.00) -15C
ZWO SII 1.25" 7 nm: 39x240" (2h 36') (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 8h

Darks: ~80

Flats: ~60

Bias: ~400

Avg. Moon age: 16.11 days

Avg. Moon phase: 97.98%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Temperature: 5.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3655592

RA center: 18h 19' 0"

DEC center: -13° 49' 55"

Pixel scale: 0.665 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 27.106 degrees

Field radius: 0.355 degrees


Resolution: 3000x2400

Locations: Home Observatory, Wynyard, Tasmania, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

The Eagle Nebula featuring the Pillars of Creation in SHO.

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M16 the Eagle Nebula SHO, 



    
        

            Mark Forteath