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From M 8 to M 16 - Mosaic of 3 panels

Astrophotography from Ursa Major Observatory @ ROSA

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Emission nebula
90’ x 40’
+ 6.0 mag
Sgr
The Lagoon Nebula (Messier 8) is one of the finest and brightest star-forming regions in the sky. It is a giant cloud of interstellar matter which is currently undergoing vivid star formation, and has already formed a considerable cluster of young stars.
2015-10-07+11+15
Hacienda los Andes / Chile (1100m)
Canon EF 200mm f/2.8L @ f/3.5 + mechanical stopper
Astrotrac TT320X
45x2min for each panel
1h 30min for each panel
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EOS 6D (ISO 1600)
Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Bernhard Hubl, Christoph Kaltseis, Markus Blauensteiner, Justin Kabaus) Image processing by Bernhard Hubl
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5 200 Ly
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Object data of M16
Open cluster + emission nebula
35’
+ 6.0 mag
Ser
The Eagle Nebula (Messier 16) is a conspicuous region of active star formation, situated in Serpens Cauda. The starforming nebula, a giant cloud of interstellar gas and dust, has already created a considerable cluster of young stars. The cluster is also referred to as NGC 6611, the nebula as IC 4703.
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