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M16 The Eagles Nest
08-MAY-2012 Press F11 for Full Screen view

M16 The Eagles Nest

M16 The Eagle Nebula in the light of Ionised Sulphur, Hydrogen and Oxygen

Narrow band: AP152 F7.5 Starfire APO + FLI ProLine11002 CCD & CFW-2-7
SIIHaOIIILRGB = 120 180 120 30 30 30 30min (9hrs total)
-35C chip temp, darks and flats (AstroHandy LightRing used for flats)
12MPPS download speed = 1.5sec/full frame download at bin 1X1.
Image scale = 1.4"/pix
Guide Camera: Starlightxpress SXVH9 and SX guide camera

Comments:
Taken from Bob and Pats farm in poor seeing

http://www.pbase.com/strongmanmike2002/image/107700957/original

Some links to equipment used to take this image:

Finger Lakes Instrumentation (FLI) CCD cameras and equipment:
http://www.flicamera.com/

StarlightXpress CCD cameras and equipment
http://www.starlight-xpress.co.uk/

Astro-Elecronic FS2 scope GOTO controller:
http://www.astro-electronic.de/

Gerd Neumann/Astronomik filters:
http://www.astronomik.com/en/

MSB Software & Astroart 4
http://www.msb-astroart.com/

STAR Atlas:PRO planetarium software
http://www.staratlaspro.com/

AstroHandy Accessories
http://www.pbase.com/strongmanmike2002/astrohandy_lightring


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