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M16 ( Eagle Nebula) in Serpens
27-JUL-2005

M16 ( Eagle Nebula) in Serpens

A star cluster, embedded in glowing hydrogen gas. The central part became famous by the photo "Pillars of creation" of the Hubble space telescope.

Canon EOS 20D
Modified Canon 20D mounted on a Vixen R200SSDG(8"/F4)+ Televue Paracorr + Astronomik UHC filter + IDAS-LPS filter( as an IR blocker). Calibration and stacking of 19x300sec/ISO800 exposures, averaging, color balancing, sharpening in Images Plus and Photoshop CS2. full exif

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