Eagle Nebula in Ha

The Eagle Nebula (M 16) is approximately 7000 light years from earth.

The following image is composed of 69 10-minute Ha-filtered exposures, taken between September 20th and September 26th, 2008.

Eagle Nebula (M 16) - Ha Filter
Eagle Nebula (M 16) – Ha Filter

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Image Details:

Imaging Equipment: WO ZS 80 II ED, DSI Pro II, Razorback Cooler, Baader 7nm Ha filter, WO 0.8x Flattener II
Guilding: Orion 80mm ST, DSI Pro
Mount: CGE

Information concerning the Eagle Nebula from:
Wikipedia

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