Eagle Nebula



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Date: 1 August 2008
Location: My back garden in suburban London. Ambient temp 17C.
Exposure: 10 x 5 min at ISO800
Telescope: Celestron C11 with F6.3 focal reducer on Skywatcher EQ6 mount.
Camera: Modified Canon EOS 350D
Guiding: Nikkor 300mm lens with unmodified SPC900 webcam
Filters: None
Processing: Stacked in IRIS. Dynamic range scaled. Size reduced to 1/3 then cropped.
Comments: I only managed to shoot 10 frames before the clouds rolled in. The sky was dark but I forgot to use an IR filter.