M16 is know to many from the Hubble Space Telescopes picture of the "Pillars of Creation". Also known as NGC 6611, these designations actually refer to the open star cluster roughly centered in the photograph.
This is a cropped portion of my original photograph, the wider view of this nebula can found here.
Additional information about this object can be found on the SEDS website
|Date||05.11.2007, 05.12.2007, and 07.17.2007|
|Location||Flint Hills of Kansas|
|Telescope||AP130 @ f6 w/field flattener|
|Camera||Canon 350D, Hutech modified type I|
|Exposure||Stack of 40, 7 minute exposures at ISO 800|
|Notes||Average to good transparancy on each night.|
Calibrated with bias, dark and flat frames.
Initial RAW conversion, registration and stacking in IRIS.
Noise reduction in PixInsight LE 1.02 Additional adjustments in Photoshop CS2