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The Pillars of Creation - My version

The Pillars of Creation - My version

"Pillars of Creation" is a photograph taken by the Hubble Telescope gas and dust in the Eagle Nebula, some 7,000 light years from Earth.
They are so named because the gas and dust are in the process of forming, or creating, new stars, while also being eroded by the light from nearby stars that have recently formed.(WIKI)

Imaged with the 16" f3.75 Dream Astrograph.
Apogee Alta U-16M camera.
HA-O3-RGB image
R-HA-O3 (mapped as RGB)
Ha - 40 min ,O3 - 30 min
RGB 10 minutes each

(Total of 1:40 HRS)

Imaged from Tivoli farm in Namibia June 2012.

Apogee USB/Net
full exif

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Charles Ernst 05-Feb-2014 03:43
First time visitor, I'm been shopping for quality images yours look pretty good. Are these for sale and can you get the new photo the new Orion nebula wide field Imager camera MPG/ESO 2.2metre telescope?
Jan Søgaard23-Sep-2012 17:49
Nice capture. V
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