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M16 - Eagle Nebula and the Pillars of Creation


From the author of   Sizing Up The Universe


Luminance from stack of all Ha images from 2005, 2006, and 2007 using 10" RC.
Total Ha exposure time: 296 minutes.
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21:54 EDT Jul 8, 2007.
Starlight Express SXV-H9 on 10" RC at f/9.
Ha = 60 min, O-III = 60 min (in guided 6-minute subexposures).
Richardson-Lucy, Neat Image.


M16

M16

22:53 EDT Jul 17, 2006.
Starlight Express SXV-H9 on 10" RC at f/9.
L = R = Ha = 116 min (in guided 4-minute subexposures). G = B = O-III = 16 min.
Richardson-Lucy.


M16

22:38 EDT Jun 26, 2005.
Starlight Express SXV-H9 on 10" RC at f/9.
L = 100 min of Ha (in guided 10-minute subexposures).
Richardson-Lucy.


M16

01:52 EDT Jun 18, 2005.
Starlight Express SXV-H9 on 4" FSQ106 at f/5.
L = 76 min of Ha + 20 min of O-III, R = 4 min, G = 4 min, B = 4 min (mostly unguided 1-minute subexposures).
Richardson-Lucy, Unsharp Mask.


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Richardson-Lucy.
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