M16 - Eagle Nebula (IR:[SII]:[OIII])

M16 - Eagle Nebula (IR:[SII]:[OIII])

Messier: 16
NGC: 6611
Right Ascension: 18h 18.8m
Declination: -13° 47'
Apparent Magnitude: 6.4

Date: October 2008
Equipment:
Telescope: Meade 16" Schmidt Cassegrain with f6.3 reducer
Camera: SBIG ST-10XE
Guiding: Meade 5" refractor/DSI Pro/PHD

Links to images of this object on other sites:
http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap080719.html
http://www.astrocruise.com/milky_way/M16_02.htm

Additional Comments: Numerous color combinations were tried, and I thought this one looked interesting.

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