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



    
        

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Dumbell Nebula

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Dumbell Nebula, 



    
        

            John Burns
Dumbell Nebula
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Dumbell Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Quattro Newton 254 f4

Imaging cameras: SBIG ST-8300M

Mounts: Skywatcher NEQ6 PRO

Focal reducers: Skywatcher F4 aplanatic coma corrector

Software: PHD Guiding  ·  Adobe Photoshop 6 CS  ·  Cyanogen Maxim DL 6 Pro  ·  Bisque Software, Cynogen, FocusMax FocusMax

Filters: Baader RGB 36mm Filters  ·  H-Alpha Filter  ·  Baader UHC-S Nebula-Filter 2"

Accessory: Starizona MicroTouch Autofocuser  ·  SkyWatcher FW5 - Filter Wheel  ·  Kendrick Digifire 10 Dew Heater  ·  KW Telescope Qhy5 CCD Guider


Dates:Sept. 24, 2014

Frames: 100x300" (8h 20')

Integration: 8h 20'

Avg. Moon age: 0.21 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.05%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 426666

RA center: 19h 59' 40"

DEC center: +22° 41' 38"

Pixel scale: 0.779 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 63.859 degrees

Field radius: 0.649 degrees


Resolution: 4800x3600

Description

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Dumbell Nebula, 



    
        

            John Burns