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M16 and The Pillars of Creation

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*NB: No Blur Exterminator or other AI based sharpening, was used on this data.

Orion Optics UK AG12 F3.8
Starlightxpress TRIUS PRO-694 Midi Combi PRO Blue Edition incl.CFW & OAG unit
FLI Atlas Focuser
SIIHaOIII RGB = 60min, 245min, 75min, 33min, 33m, 33m combined exposure 8hrs
Astronomik 6nm filters
-20C chip temp, flats used but no dark frames.
Focal length 1120mm
Image scale 0.84"/pix
Guide Camera: Starlightxpress Lodestar PRO

Ha data collected 26 and RGB 29 July 2023, first quarter Moon, (FWHM: Ha = 1.4" - 1.8" / RGB = 2.5"-3.5")

Taken from Eagleview Observatory:

Equipment setup:

Some links to equipment used to take this image:

Sidereal Trading

StarlightXpress CCD Cameras and imaging equipment

Finger Lakes Instrumentation CCD cameras:

Gerd Neumann and Astronomik filters:

MSB Software & Astroart Camera control and Image processing software

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