Eagle Nebula


Eagle Nebula, M16, in the constellation Serpens. An OSC camera and an Optolong L-Extreme filter.

The starless image was created with StarNet in PixInSight. This allowed better processing of the nebulosity while preserving the stars. Then I added the stars back in with Pixel Math.


Capture Details:

Imaged from my backyard in upstate New York under Bortle 3 skies.

Equipment:

Celestron 9.25” EdgeHD 0.7x reducer

Celestron CGEM DX mounted on a SkyShed Pier imaged from the SkyShed POD

ZWO ASI2600mc-pro Imaging Camera

Optolong L-Extreme filter

Celestron OAG with ASI174mm guide camera

ZWO ASIair Pro for image acquisition and gear control.


Image Specs:

75 x 300 second exposures Gain 100

Camera sensor cooled to -10°C

Calibrated (with darks, flats, dark flats) and stacked in APP

Post processed in PixInSight

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