Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Vulpecula (Vul)  ·  Contains:  Dumbbell nebula  ·  M 27  ·  NGC 6853
M27 - The Dumbbell Nebula, 


            Barry E.
M27 - The Dumbbell Nebula
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M27 - The Dumbbell Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion 8" Newtonian

Imaging cameras: ORION Starshoot G3 Monochrome

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Vixen Finderscope 7x50

Guiding cameras: Orion SSAG

Focal reducers: Baader Planetarium MPCC

Software: photoshop  ·  DeepSkyStacker  ·  Starry Night Pro 6  ·  EQMOD  ·  Nebulosity

Filters: Orion Red  ·  Orion Green  ·  Orion Blue

Dates:Aug. 16, 2012

Orion Blue: 12x300" (1h) 15C
Orion Green: 12x300" (1h) 15C
Orion Red: 20x300" (1h 40') 15C

Integration: 3h 40'

Avg. Moon age: 28.35 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.56%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 89227

RA center: 19h 59' 36"

DEC center: +22° 43' 12"

Pixel scale: 1.734 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 172.411 degrees

Field radius: 0.217 degrees

Resolution: 620x465


Sky plot

Sky plot


M27 - The Dumbbell Nebula, 


            Barry E.