M16 - The Eagle Nebula & M17 - The Swan Nebula
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Date Taken: June, 2005              Location:  Anza, CA
Equipment:  Takahashi FSQ106 telescope & SBIG STL11000
Notes:
This scope & CCD combination captures a widefield of two major nebulas usually imaged in seperate frames.    RGB = 30/30/30.
M16 - The Eagle Nebula
    Mag 6.0, Size 35'

M17 - The Swan Nebula
    Mag 6.0, Size 46'
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See M16 close-up images with FS152 Refractor