Title : The Star Queen

Posted by Diptiman Nandy
on Wednesday, April 20, 2022
Details : The Eagle Nebula (catalogued as Messier 16 or M16, and as NGC 6611, and also known as the Star Queen Nebula and The Spire) is a young open cluster of stars in the constellation Serpens.Both the "Eagle" and the "Star Queen" refer to visual impressions of the dark silhouette near the center of the nebula, an area made famous as the "Pillars of Creation".The Eagle Nebula lies in the Sagittarius Arm of the Milky Way.

Exif: Ha - 22 x 600 seconds , OIII - 25 x 600 seconds , SII - 26 x 600 seconds , f/6.5 , 3962 mm

Equipment: FLI PL 9000, Planewave CDK24 , Mathis MI-1000/1250 with absolute encoders

Filters: Astrodon Ha (3nm), SII (3nm), OIII (3nm)

Softwares used: Deep Sky Stacker, PixInsight, Photoshop

Location : El Sauce Observatory. Río Hurtado, Coquimbo Region, Chile

Date and Time: Multiple nights from 24.08.2021 to 19.11.2021, 17:09 pm

Image acquired via Telescope Live

Author: Diptiman Nandy
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