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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

Taken from Bob and Pats farm in poor seeing

Some links to equipment used to take this image:

Finger Lakes Instrumentation (FLI) CCD cameras and equipment:

StarlightXpress CCD cameras and equipment

Astro-Elecronic FS2 scope GOTO controller:

Gerd Neumann/Astronomik filters:

MSB Software & Astroart 4

STAR Atlas:PRO planetarium software

AstroHandy Accessories

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