Messier 16

Optic: Canon 400 mm f:5.6 L. Camera: Modified Baader Canon 350D (Ha pass filter - see here) at ISO800. Processing: Iris software. Exposure: 40 minutes (8 x 5 minutes). Location: Pic du Midi (altitude 2860 meters, french Pyrénées). Date: August 30.92, 2006.

The central part of the observed field

The full frame (click on the image for enlarge)

A negative view version (the red layer only)

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