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Object Info
Objects M16 - NGC NGC6611, The Eagle Nebula, The Star Queen Nebula
Type Emission Nebula with Cluster
Centered at: RA18:19.00 DEC-13.46.57
Constellation Serpens
Magnitude 6
Size 14 Light Years
Distance 5,900 light years
Age 5.5 Million Years
Dimensions 35 x 28 arcminutes
Image Field 102'09" x 68'82"
Notes Schuler 10nm Hydrogen Alpha and William Optics Minus Violet filters were used.
Taken from: Tin Shed Observatory
Gold Coast, Queensland
Long - Lat = 153:23.54E - 27:56.8S
On: Ha - 15th-July-2003

Image Info
Telescope Synta 102mm f5
Focal Length 500 millimetres
Telescope guiding Self guided by ST10, AO7 and G11.
Telescope control Astrometric Sky Walker II
CCD camera SBIG ST-10xe
Camera cooling Regulated Thermoelectric
Camera pixels 2184 x 1472 x 6.8um
Image scale 2.8 arcseconds per pixel
Processed with: Mira A/P, Maxim DL, AIP4Win, CCDSharp, Photoshop
Exposures Ha = 55 minutes taken as 5-minute unbinned subimages.
Image Calibrations All sub-images Dark Subtracted, Flat Fielded.