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Dumbbell Nebula (Ha + O3 + RGB), 



    
        

            Scott Davis
Dumbbell Nebula (Ha + O3 + RGB)
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Dumbbell Nebula (Ha + O3 + RGB)

Acquisition details

Dates:
Sept. 14, 2014 ·  Sept. 16, 2014 ·  Sept. 17, 2014 ·  Sept. 24, 2014 ·  Sept. 26, 2014 ·  Sept. 29, 2014 ·  Oct. 1, 2014 ·  Oct. 2, 2014
Frames:
Astronomik 12nm OIII Clip-In Filter: 120x180" (6h) ISO1600
Astronomik 6nm Ha Clip-In Filter: 208x300" (17h 20') ISO1600
One-Shot Color: 164x30" (1h 22') ISO1600
Integration:
24h 42'
Darks:
30
Flats:
50
Flat darks:
50
Bias:
50
Avg. Moon age:
11.14 days
Avg. Moon phase:
35.41%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
7.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 382005

RA center: 19h59m36s.7

DEC center: +22°4326

Pixel scale: 1.089 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -86.399 degrees

Field radius: 0.539 degrees

Resolution: 620x397

File size: 167.3 KB

Locations: My Backyard, Clovis, California, United States

Description

The Dumbbell Nebula, catalogued as Messier 27 and NGC 6853, is a planetary nebula in the constellation Vulpecula. It lies at a distance of approximately 1,360 light years from Earth.

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Dumbbell Nebula (Ha + O3 + RGB), 



    
        

            Scott Davis