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


            Christopher Maier
Dumbbell Nebula
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Dumbbell Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Physics 130EDFGT

Imaging cameras: SBIG STT 8300M

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach1AP GTO with GTOCP3

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astro-Physics 130EDFGT

Guiding cameras: SBIG STT 8300M

Software: PixInsight 1.8 Processing  ·  The SkyX Pro Camera/Telescope software

Filters: Astrodon Series 2 LRGB

Dates:Oct. 25, 2014

Frames: 75x360" (7h 30')

Integration: 7h 30'

Avg. Moon age: 1.55 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.70%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 397691

RA center: 19h 59' 35"

DEC center: +22° 43' 33"

Pixel scale: 3.769 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -78.421 degrees

Field radius: 0.207 degrees

Resolution: 444x329

Locations: Maier Observatory, San Antonio , Texas, United States


Dumbbell Nebula


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Dumbbell Nebula, 


            Christopher Maier