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M 16 wide field in Serpens

Astrophotography from Ursa Major Observatory @ ROSA

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Open cluster + emission nebula
35’
6.0 mag
Ser
2017-07
Baader APO 95/560 CaF2 Travel Companion + Baader field flattener
10micron GM1000 HPS
18x6 min ISO 800
1h 48min
Camera:
Nikon D810A
Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Christoph Kaltseis, Bernhard Hubl, Markus Blauensteiner, Michael Hanl) Image processing by Christoph Kaltseis
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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 has already created a considerable cluster of young stars. The cluster is also referred to as NGC 6611, the nebula as IC 4703.