M 16
Eagle Nebula in Hα

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Location & Date Backyard, Abbott Observatory May 26, 2007
Temperature 50'sF, Transparency - Fair, Seeing - 4/5
Telescope TMB 130SS Refractor, F/7 on a Losmandy G11, Prime Focus, Image scale 1.68 arcsec/pixel
Camera SBIG ST-2000XM monochrome camera
Astronomic 13nm Ha filter
CCD temp -15C
Exposure Times 7 X 10min - Bin 1X1
Other Information Image acquisition - CCDSoft V5
Focus - Moonlite Motorfocus w/FocusMax
Guiding - Guidemaster
Image Processing * Images Plus 2.75 - Calibration, Grading, Alignment, Sigma Median Combine, mild DDP
* Adobe CS - Levels, Curves, Sharpening, Cropping, JPEG conversion

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© 2007 Michael A. Siniscalchi