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



    
        

            Dick Newell
The Eagle Nebula
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The Eagle Nebula

The Eagle Nebula, 



    
        

            Dick Newell
The Eagle Nebula
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The Eagle Nebula

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Celestron EdgeHD 1100
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI1600MM-PRO
Mounts
Software Bisque Paramount MYT
Filters
Baader Highspeed 2" SII filter · Baader Highspeed 2" OIII filter · Baader Highspeed 2" H-alpha filter
Accessories
Starizona MicroTouch Autofocuser · Starizona Hyperstar
Software
PixInsight · Topaz Labs DeNoise AI · Main Sequence Software Seqence Generator Pro 3 · Adobe Photoshop CC 2020 · PHD2
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
ZWO 60mm f/4.6 Guidescope with 1.25" Helical Focuser
Guiding Cameras
ZWO ASI174MM Mini

Acquisition details

Dates:
June 28, 2020
Frames:
101x300" (8h 25')
Integration:
8h 25'
Avg. Moon age:
7.55 days
Avg. Moon phase:
51.80%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3647397

RA center: 18h18m49s.9

DEC center: -13°4854

Pixel scale: 1.395 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 34.188 degrees

Field radius: 1.065 degrees

Resolution: 4522x3122

Locations: Home, Mesa, AZ, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

The Eagle Nebula, M16, is in the constellation Serpens, and is about 6,000 light-years distant. The iconic Pillars of Creation are in the central portion of the nebula.

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The Eagle Nebula, 



    
        

            Dick Newell