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Eagle Nebula (Messier 16)

Imaged by Dale Liebenberg

Subject: Eagle Nebula (NGC 6611, Messier 16)

Telescope: 106mm Takahashi FSQ106ED F5 refractor

Camera: SBIG STL11000M

Imaging through Astrodon NB Filters: 5x20min H-alpha to Red, 4x20min SII to Green, 4x20min OIII to Blue

Captured, calibrated, stacked with MaximDL under control of ACP.

Colour-assigned and processed in Photoshop CS4

Comments: For this object, I decided to move away from the Hubble palette of colour assignment.I swapped red and green and I am pleased with the result.


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