M16. The Eagle Nebula
Open cluster in  Serpens Cauda, associated to the
Eagle Nebula

This is a great cloud of interstellar gas that has entered a vivid process of star formation. The star cluster, formed from the material of the nebula makes it shine.
Distance to earth: 7,000 light years
Visual Magnitude: 6.4
More information:
Messier index. M16



Full resolution image

H-alpha image

Date and location 30-jun-2008. Caraquiz, Guadalajara
Telescope ASA N10  FL=906mm on ASA DDM85. No autoguide
Camera FLI ML16803. Baader H-alfa, SII, OIII filters
Image processing
H-alfa: 72x600s, OIII, SII: 26x600. Processing with Pixinsight




Date and location 19-ago-2008. Caraquiz, Guadalajara
Telescope ASA N10, FL=906mm. Autoguide with QHY6, Miniborg50 and Guidemaster
Camera Artemis11002. Baader 7nm H-alpha filter
Image processing
H-alfa: 30x300s; Images stacked with AIP4WIN. Process with Pixinsight




Date and location 31-ago-2007. Caraquiz, Guadalajara
Telescope LX200R 8". Autoguide with Toucam SC3, Megrez II 80ED and Guidemaster
Camera Artemis11002. 0.7 focal reducer
Image processing
H-alfa: 8x900s; Images stacked with AIP4WIN. Process with Pixinsight




Date and location 1-oct-2005. Caraquiz, Guadalajara
Telescope Megrez II 80 ED f=560mm. Focal reducer 0,69. Autoguide with Toucam and LX200GPS 8"
Camera Artemis285. IDAS LPS Hutech filter, with IR cut
Image processing
H-alfa: 6x300s; Images stacked with Cadet. Histogram, colour generation and noise suppression with PixInsight. HRGB and final process with Adobe Photoshop.




Previous processing of the image

Date and location 1-oct-2005. Caraquiz, Guadalajara
Telescope Megrez II 80 ED f=560mm. Focal reducer 0,69. Autoguide with Toucam and LX200GPS 8"
Camera Artemis285. IDAS LPS Hutech filter, with IR cut
Image processing
 H-alfa: 6x300s; Images stacked with Cadet. Histogram, colour generation and noise suppression with PixInsight. HRGB and final process with Adobe Photoshop.




Date and location 25-ago-2005. Caraquiz, Madrid
Telescope LX200GPS,  f=2000mm. Focal reducer 0,74. Autoguíde with Toucam and Megrez II 80ED ( barlow x 3)
Camera Artemis285. IDAS LPS Hutech filter, with IR cut
Image processing
L: 7x300s; H-alfa: 5x300s; RGB:2x300s. Images stacked and RGB composition with AIP4WIN.  LRGB  with Adobe Photoshop. Filter with Pixinsight

Previous images of  M16



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