Gallery »  M16: Portrait of the Eagle Nebula

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The Eagle Nebula spreads its wings along the spine of the Milky Way. It embraces massive pillars of star-forming dust known as the Pillars of Creation.
Telescope:   Celestron EdgeHD 9.25
Length:   2350mm
Aperture:   235mm
F-stop:   f/10.0
Sessions:   2
Captured:   2022-05-21 to 2022-07-08
Lights:   21
Exposure:   120
Total exposure:   42 m
Ra:   18h 18m 48.0s
Dec:   -13° 46' 28.392
Size:   17.716 x 26.961 arcmin
Radius:   0.269 deg
Scale:   0.269 arcsec/pixel