Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Vulpecula (Vul)  ·  Contains:  Dumbbell nebula  ·  M 27  ·  NGC 6853  ·  The star 14Vul
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Dumbbell Nebula (Revisted), 



    
        

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Dumbbell Nebula (Revisted)
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Dumbbell Nebula (Revisted)

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Dumbbell Nebula (Revisted), 



    
        

            Charles Ward
Dumbbell Nebula (Revisted)
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Dumbbell Nebula (Revisted)

Technical card

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

Imaging cameras: QSI 683 wsg-8

Mounts: AVX

Focal reducers: MPCC

Software: PixInsight

Filters: Orion SkyGlow 2" Imaging Filter


Dates:July 25, 2014

Frames:
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 9x120" (18') bin 2x2
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 9x120" (18') bin 2x2
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 10x120" (20') bin 2x2

Integration: 56'

Avg. Moon age: 28.23 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.91%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 332208

RA center: 19h59m37s.9

DEC center: +22°4308

Pixel scale: 2.764 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -175.542 degrees

Field radius: 0.798 degrees


Resolution: 1661x1252

Description

Imaged this with my DSLR last year, but thought I would take the opportunity to see whether it was possible to improve it with the CCD. Overall, not that much better, though the Ha comes up a bit, and you can now make out the dim outer shell just a touch.

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Dumbbell Nebula (Revisted), 



    
        

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