M16, The Eagle Nebula


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Apr 3, 2014
Cape Carteret, NC. The Crystal Coast
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The Eagle Nebula is a young open cluster of stars in the constellation Serpens and is 7000 light years from earth. The targets in our Milky Way are starting to appear in the early morning sky and this was shot from 0130 - 0400 this morning

51 x 3 min. exposures using the Optolong L-Enhance Hydrogen Alpha & Oxygen III filter.

The Eagle Nebula, M16 3.JPG
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