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


            Jan Schneidler
M16, the Eagle Nebula
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M16, the Eagle Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher MN190

Imaging cameras: Canon 450D modified

Mounts: SkyWatcher NEQ6 PRO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Sucher 50mm

Guiding cameras: QHY5

Software: Open PHD v2  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS 6  ·  Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight 1.8 Ripley  ·  Cartes du Ciel CdC  ·  AstroArt 7 64bit Astroart 7.0  ·  APT

Filters: Hutech IDAS LPS V4

Dates:June 23, 2020

Integration: 0.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 2.25 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.62%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3633585

RA center: 18h 18' 51"

DEC center: -13° 49' 33"

Pixel scale: 1.074 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.969 degrees

Field radius: 0.244 degrees

Resolution: 1177x1135

Locations: Home, Solothurn, Switzerland

Data source: Backyard


ISO 800, 1x300s, 2x600s, 1x1200s, darks


Sky plot

Sky plot


M16, the Eagle Nebula, 


            Jan Schneidler