M16
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: FSQ106N
Mount: EQ6
Camera: SBIG STL-11000M
Filters: Astrodon Ha
Ha: 15x20min
Rachia, Veroia, Greece
N 40o29'00.0" - E 22o12'55.0"
Elevation:550m
1 June 2008
Image details:
Acquisition: MaxImDL Reduction/stacking: MaxImDL Final creation: Photoshop CS3
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