Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  Eagle Nebula  ·  IC 4703  ·  M 16  ·  NGC 6611  ·  Star Queen
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Eagle Nebula & Cluster M16 By-Catch, 



    
        

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Eagle Nebula & Cluster M16 By-Catch
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Eagle Nebula & Cluster M16 By-Catch

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron C9.25 Starbright XLT

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 6D

Mounts: Sky-Watcher EQ6-R Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Lacerta MGEN2-Autoguider with 9x50 Finder Scope

Focal reducers: Celestron F6.3 Reducer/Corrector

Software: Fitswork 4.4.7  ·  GIMP 2.10.4  ·  Luc Coiffier's DSS


Dates:May 18, 2020

Frames: 12x210"

Integration: 0.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 25.66 days

Avg. Moon phase: 15.98%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3551567

RA center: 18h 18' 46"

DEC center: -13° 49' 55"

Pixel scale: 0.921 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 11.932 degrees

Field radius: 0.464 degrees


Resolution: 2823x2281

Data source: Traveller

Description

After capturing the Sombrero Galaxy that night, there was a bare hour left before dawn -- so I decided to give this fabulous emission nebula a first short try - call it a by-catch ;-)

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Description: Restacked and reprocessed (re-adjusted color balance and tried to reduce noise caused by short integration time)

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Description: Color balance, star reduction

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Eagle Nebula & Cluster M16 By-Catch, 



    
        

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