M16 Eagle Nebula ("Pillars of Creation", "Star Queen")

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Taken on July 3, 2002 at Montebello Ridge Open Space Preserve, Santa Clara County, California


ST7E at -15C

TV101 Finder

AP1200GTO Mount

Optec TCF-S Focuser

FLI CFW-1 Filter Wheel

Schuler Hydrogen Alpha (9nm) Filter

7 x 600 seconds exposure

Median combined using Maxim DL

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