The Eagle Nebula (M16)

Posted by GaryRO
on Sunday, July 20, 2014

The Eagle Nebula - also known as M 16, is an emission nebula located in the constellation Serpens and is about 7,000 light years distant. It is a hotbed stellar birth and is also the location of the "Pillars of Creation" - made famous by the iconic Hubble photo from a few years ago.
TEC 140 APO
Canon EOS 60Da
Atlas mount
Thirty 130 second subs (2 hour total exposure) taken July 18, 2014 from "orange zone" Chili, NY. (with 60% moon)

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