The Eagle Nebula is a young open cluster of stars in the constellation Serpens. It is associated with a diffuse emission nebula, of HII region. This region of active current star formation is about 7,000 light-years distant.
Equipment: Exposure details: Location:
Telescope: TEC180FL
Mount: Paramount Me
Camera: Apogee U8300
Filters: Astrodon LRGB
Luminance: 5x5min
Red: 8x5min
Green: 8x5min
Blue: 8x5min
Koilada, Peloponnisos, Greece
N 37o25'43'' - E 23o08'30''
23 May 2009
Image details:
Acquisition: MaxImDL Reduction/stacking: CCDStack RGB weights: G2V Star
RGB combine: CCDStack LRGB creation: Photoshop CS3
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