Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Serpens (Ser)  ·  Contains:  Eagle Nebula  ·  IC 4703  ·  M 16  ·  NGC 6611  ·  Star Queen
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M16 - The Eagle Nebula, 


            Matthew Sole
M16 - The Eagle Nebula
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M16 - The Eagle Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher Quattro 200p

Imaging cameras: ZWO AIS1600 MM pro

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ6-R Pro

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI1290MM Mini

Filters: ZWO SII 36mm 7nm  ·  ZWO Ha 36mm 7nm  ·  ZWO OIII 36mm 7nm

Accessory: Sky-Watcher Quattro Coma Corrector  ·  OAG

Dates:July 27, 2020

Frames: 74x180"

Integration: 3.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 7.35 days

Avg. Moon phase: 49.67%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3716978

RA center: 18h 19' 2"

DEC center: -13° 50' 27"

Pixel scale: 0.999 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.130 degrees

Field radius: 0.694 degrees

Resolution: 4000x3000

Locations: Backyard, Porirua, Wellington, New Zealand

Data source: Backyard


This is the Eagle Nebula in SHO - my second image with the Sky-Watcher Quattro 8".
About 75 minutes per channel so not a lot of integration time but I'm very pleased with the result.
Shot from my backyard on the 27/07.


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M16 - The Eagle Nebula, 


            Matthew Sole