M16 Eagle Nebula

 

Date: 10 July night, 2003

Telescope: Celestron 8 SCT with stabilized mirror, on Gemini G-41 mount

Guiding: ST-4 Autoguider with Celestron C80, 80mm F11 refractor piggybacked on C8.

Camera: MX916 with Meade 0.33 reducer (I forgot what filter, either IDAS LPS or Astronomik H-a), poor focusing

Location: Tai Mei Tuk, Hong Kong

Exposure: 11x5mins

Software: Image acquisition by Astroart, smart star bloat filter by Chris Icough and final brightness adjustment by Astroart