M16 Eagle Nebula Published in Amateur Astrophotography Magazine Issue 71 December 2019
M16, the Eagle Nebula is in the constellation Serpens. It is about 5,700 light years from Earth.
TARGET Nomenclature: Messier 16, M16, Eagle Nebula, NGC 6611, Sharpless 49, RCW 165, Gum 83, Star Queen Nebula Right Ascension: 18:18:48 Declination: -13:49:00 Size: 7 arc min Discovery:Jean-Philippe de Chéseaux in 1745–46
EQUIPMENT USED APM TMB LZOS 152 refractor 10Micron GM2000 HPS mount QSI6120 CCD camera Astrodon filters
IMAGE CAPTURE 5nm Ha: 27x1200 bin 1x1 3nm OIII: 13x1200 bin 1x1 Total integration: 13.3 hours Pixel scale: 0.534 arcsec/pixel Field radius: 0.367 degrees Capture dates: 29 May - 15 June 2017 Capture location: Alcalali, Spain