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


            James Schellenberg
M16 and Vicinity
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M16 and Vicinity

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron 11" EdgeHD

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI071C Pro

Mounts: iOptron CEM60

Focal reducers: Starizona Hyperstar 11 v4 f/1.9

Software: Sequence Generator Pro  ·  DSS & Photoshop

Dates:June 18, 2020

Frames: 59x120"

Integration: 2.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 26.86 days

Avg. Moon phase: 7.84%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3650712

RA center: 18h 18' 44"

DEC center: -13° 48' 57"

Pixel scale: 1.828 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 358.494 degrees

Field radius: 1.507 degrees

Resolution: 4944x3284

Locations: Mt. Pinos, Frazier Park, CA, None

Data source: Traveller


This is a relatively wide-field (2.5 x 1.67 deg) view of the Eagle Nebula with a fast f/1.9 (fl=530 mm) system. No guiding. North is up.


Sky plot

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M16 and Vicinity, 


            James Schellenberg