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M16 - The Eagle Nebula in SHO


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SII – 6x20min + 16x30min
Ha – 10x20min + 4x30min
OIII – 2x20min + 5x30min

Taken from Rushcutters Bay in Sydney, Australia. 13 more words

Astrophotography

The Fairy of Eagle Nebula

One of my favorite cosmic images of brilliant interstellar gas pillars located in the well known Eagle Nebula. The gas pillars are actually evaporating as the formation of new stars and their stellar wind ‘blows’ away the gas in space. 146 more words

Science

July 30: Hubbletime

Willa and I are having “outer space” parties this week, watching awesome lectures about the 10 best images taken by Hubble under the “bear cave” blanket.

Eagle Nebula

So here is the second of my images taken using itelescope.net. This one is M16, the Eagle Nebula…

If you click to get the big version and look just below centre you will see some dark nebulosity obscuring the glow from behind. 57 more words

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