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M16 (Eagle nebula) and M17 (Swan nebula)

M16 (Eagle nebula) and M17 (Swan nebula)

Image orientation: North is on the left side.

Date: 25.08.2014
Equipment: Canon EOS 600D modified, ISO 400 and Nikkor ED 180mm 2.8 at 4 stops, IDAS LPA filter; Skywatcher Star Adventurer Mount.
Exposure:Mosaic consisting of 3 frames. 11x90s + 12x180s + 15x75s.
Location: La Palma, Mirador de los Illanos del Jable.