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Messier 16, also known as the Eagle Nebula, is one of the most iconic deep sky objects in the night sky. It is located in the constellation Serpens, approximately 5,700 light-years from Earth.


This raw astrophotography dataset was captured from our telescope under Bortle 2 skies. It totals 15 hours of integration time, and is a great target to process for beginners.


Equipment used:

  • Camera: ZWO ASI2600MC
  • Telescope: Celestron RASA 8
  • Mount: 10Micron GM1000 HPS
  • Filters: N/A

M16 - The Eagle Nebula - Practice Data

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