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Messier 27: The Dumbbell Nebula, 


            James Schrader
Messier 27: The Dumbbell Nebula
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Messier 27: The Dumbbell Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion 8" f/3.9 Newtonian Astrograph

Imaging cameras: Canon 450D EOS 450D / Digital Rebel XSi

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G

Software: Pixinsight  ·  Binary Rivers Backyard EOS

Accessory: Baader MPCC Coma Corrector

Dates:July 10, 2014

Frames: 27x300"

Integration: 2.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 12.51 days

Avg. Moon phase: 94.33%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 316655

RA center: 19h 59' 27"

DEC center: +22° 42' 0"

Pixel scale: 1.328 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 87.479 degrees

Field radius: 0.839 degrees

Resolution: 620x404

Locations: Home (Front Yard), Jefferson City, MO, United States


27 x 5 minutes, ISO 800
30 Darks, 200 Bias

Equipment: Canon 450D (Full Spectrum Modified), Orion f/3.9 Astrogaph, Baader MPCC,

Captured with Backyard EOS. Calibration and processing in Pixinsight

Taken from my home observatory in Gravois Mills, MO



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Messier 27: The Dumbbell Nebula, 


            James Schrader