M 16 Eagle Nebula

M   16  Eagle Nebula

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Under the Wings of Creation Flying through dense star clouds near the center of our galaxy glides the majestic Eagle Nebula, M16. A close inspection of the region under its wings reveals a stunning display of unearthly figures raising praise to the heavens as they bear witness to creation itself wrought with the fiery birth of infant stars!

Coordinates       :

Serpens Caput18h 19' -13deg 47'

Date Imaged       :

June 15 - 16, 2007

Lens       :

Astrophysics 5' f8 Starfire

Camera       :

Atik 16HR, Astronomik filters

Exposure       :

LRGB = 60:45:45:50 minutes

Mount       :

Losmandy Titan

Location       :

Stardust Observatory, Baguio, Philippines