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The Eagle Nebula (M16)

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The head of the Eagle Nebula swoops down on the "Pillars of Creation", an active star forming region. There are several star forming regions, including a long pillar coming from the left side toward the center that is nearly 10 light years long.  

Acquisition Details

RGB = 34x5min each

Total = 8.5 hrs  


SV80ST @ f/6
Astrodon LRGB Filters
Mach1GTO CP4

RGB=38x3min each
Total = 9hrs

Gain = 50
Offset = 35