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Messier 16 with 70mm binoculars and UHC-filters

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#1 rodelaet

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Posted 19 August 2012 - 02:21 PM

Here is an observation of Messier 16. When observed with binoculars, M16 is associated with a subtle background glow. With a couple of UHC-filters, this nebula becomes more substantial.

Site : Bisschofshofen, Austria
Date : July 18, 2012
Time : around 22.30UT
Binoculars : Teleskop Service 90° 70mm binoculars
Magnification : 21.6x
FOV: 3.2°
Filters : UHC
Seeing : 4/5
Transp. : 5/5
Sky brightness : 20.9 magnitudes per square arc second near zenith (SQM reading).
Nelm: 6,1
Sketch Orientation: N up, W right.
Digital sketch made with Corel Paint Shop Pro X2, based on a raw pencil sketch.

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#2 niteskystargazer

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Posted 19 August 2012 - 02:23 PM

Rony,

Very good sketch of M-16 :).

CS,KLU,

:thanx:,

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#3 JeanB

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Posted 19 August 2012 - 02:56 PM

Rony, this is a terrific sketch. I find it very useful to see what I should expect from a bino observation.

Thanks for posting!

Jean

#4 frank5817

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Posted 19 August 2012 - 06:52 PM

Rony,

This is very impressive. The nebulosity here does not improve with increase in magnification in my experience.
This view, if I were at the eyepieces, would be about as good as it gets.

Frank :)

#5 daniel_h

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Posted 21 August 2012 - 06:33 AM

Another great piece of Work

#6 rolandlinda3

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Posted 21 August 2012 - 09:53 AM

Rony, I keep missing your posts, or perhaps you were not posting for a bit. Regardless, sure like to see you stuff, and this one is very nice. Looking forward to more.

#7 phily

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Posted 22 August 2012 - 08:33 AM

Great piece of work, the filters must have helped.

Phil

#8 Rutilus

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Posted 22 August 2012 - 03:47 PM

First class work.

#9 OpalescentNebula

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Posted 25 August 2012 - 06:46 PM

I really enjoy your pencil sketches.






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