Location of photoiran-firoozkooh
Date/Time of photo6/20/2012-started@00:30
Equipmentscope:william optics FLT110DDG vs flattener4
camera:canon 40D modified
mount:sky-watcher NEQ6 pro
guiding systems:orion starshoot autoguider on 70/900 achro
exposure:8*5min total 40min
DescriptionThe Eagle Nebula is part of a diffuse emission nebula, or H II region, which is catalogued as IC 4703. This region of active current star formation is about 6,500 light-years distant. The tower of gas that can be seen coming off the nebula is approximately 57 trillion miles (97 trillion km) high. The brightest star in the nebula has an apparent magnitude of +8.24, easily visible with good binoculars.