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M16 is called the Eagle Nebula due to its overall shape, but it's the smoky columns that span lightyears in height that make it famous. The columns are called the Pillars of Creation.
Telescope:   Stellina
Length:   400mm
Aperture:   80mm
F-stop:   f/5.0
Sessions:   4
Captured:   2021-06-19 to 2021-09-01
Lights:   686
Exposure:   10
Total exposure:   1 h
Ra:   18h 18m 49.9s
Dec:   -13° 47' 40.327
Size:   55.875 x 35.847 arcmin
Radius:   0.553 deg
Scale:   0.825 arcsec/pixel