M 16 Eagle Nebula

M 16 Eagle Nebula

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Object: M 16 Nebula (NGC 6611) Constellation Serpens

Distance: 7000 Light Years

Date(s) Taken: Various Dates from Aug 31 to Sept 30, 2008

Telescope: Orion XT - 12 and Televue Paracorr

Focal Length: 1725 mm

Camera: ST 2000 XM, Operating at -25 deg C sensor temperature, Water Cooling

Resolution: 0.89 Arc-seconds / Pixel

Exposures: 10.5 hours total duration

17 Luminance - 10 Minute Images binned 1x1

14 Red - 10 Minute Images binned 2x2

17 Green - 10 Minute Images binned 2x2

15 Blue - 10 Minute Images binned 2x2

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