Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: Messier 16Other name: NGC 6611
RA: 18h 18.8m DEC: -13° 47'
Constellation: SER
Type: Cluster + nebulosity
Magnitude: 6
Size: 7'
Surface brightness: 12
Number of stars: 60
Brightest star: 11
Classification: II 3 m n:a
Description: L,B,scattered Cl,neb invl
Notes: In Ser OB1,Star Queen or Eagle Nebula,stars mags 8...
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Base del Teide (2280m), Tenerife, Spain
Date: 18/19.4.2004 3:35
Instrument: Newton 110/805 mm
Magnification: 64xFilter: -
Field: 47'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 7
Visuality: IIHeight: 30°
Weather: +9°C, dry and good
Description: Open cluster which contains 30 stars and breathtaking nebula. The nebula has a six different areas, two main parts and four fainter haze. I have no idea where the Eagle is?
Updated: 15.5.2004 14:20