Contains: M 27, Dumbbell nebula, NGC 6853, The star 14Vul
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Messier 27 and surroundings

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: William Optics Megrez 72

Imaging camera: Atik 314L

Mount: Sky-Watcher HEQ5

Guiding telescope or lens: Soligor 8x50 Finderscope

Focal reducer: William Optics FF/FR III

Software: PixInsight

Filter: Ha

Resolution: 1391x1039

Dates: Sept. 5, 2011

Frames: 32x1800"

Integration: 16.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 8.17 days

Avg. Moon phase: 58.30% job: 142162

RA center: 299.897 degrees

DEC center: 22.677 degrees

Pixel scale: 3.839 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 97.989 degrees

Field radius: 0.926 degrees


Data acquired between September 4th and September 11th 2011. Around 16 hours of total integration in 30 minute chunks. It still needs some processing, but I'm almost happy with this version.




Sky plot

Sky plot


Messier 27 and surroundings,