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Eagle Nebula: This is one of the best investigated nebula area in the sky, because it is a prototype star generating object. Especially the central part is very well known as the "Pillars of Creation". The Hubble Space Telescope image of this part is one of the most widely published and known Hubble pictures.

Have also a look at the Hi-Res version to investigate the central part closer.

Object Eagle Nebula
Category Nebulae
Designation M 016
Constellation Serpens
Optics TMB 130 f/6 x 0.8 Televue Reducer/Flattener
Mount Astro-Physics 900 GTO
Camera QHY8/ALccd 6c
Exposure 10 x 10min IDAS LPS filter, 9 x 10m Astronomik Ha filter, Maxim DL for Capturing
Calibration No
Guiding Meade DSI Pro II and TMB 80 as Guide Scope. Maxim DL as Guiding Software
Processing ImagesPlus, Photoshop. Color Coding: L(Ha), R(Ha+R(LPS)), GB(LPS)
Location-Date Somerset West, South Africa - 11 + 15 April 2008
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