The Eagle Nebula (M16)

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The Eagle Nebula (M16) is located in the constellation Serpens, just 'above' Sagittarius. This nebula includes the iconic 'Pillars of Creation' made famous by the Hubble Space Telescope. The pillars are just visible within the nebula at the upper left--clearly without the detail provided by Hubble! In the lower right is the open cluster Trumpler 32

 Optics:Stellarvue SVR102T w/ field flattener 
Camera:astro-modified Canon T5i 
Exposure info:30 x 300 sec iso 800 
Filters used:none