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M 16 Eagle Nebula

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M 16 is a diffuse emission nebula nebula in the constellation Serpens. It is also known as "Pillars of Creation" and is a region of active star creation.
Date: July 8, 2016
Mount: Celestron CGE
Scope Celestron C 1400
Focal Length: 3910 mm; 675 mm with HyperStar
f/1.9 with HyperStar Lens.
Camera: Nikon D5200
ISO Setting: 400
Duration: 1 minute per shot. (31 shots total)
Stacked: Deep Sky Stacker
Distance: Approximately 7000 Light Years


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