M 16 – Eagle Nebula

Exposure data

Telescope: 12″ Meade ACF f=1500mm with Reducer Lumicon Giant Easy Guider
Camera: SBIG ST2000XM
Filters: SBIG LRGB + Astronomik Hα (13nm)
Exposure times: Hα: 4x5min L: 28x5min R: 6x5min G: 6x5min B: 6x5min
Exposure time total: 4h 10min
Mount: Vixen New Atlux
Location: Erdweg/Germany (500m)
Date: 2007-06-24 + 2008-06-28+29

Object data of M 16

Object type: Open star cluster and emission nebula
Size: 35′
Magnitude: 6.0 mag
Constellation: Serpens
Distance: 5900 Ly