Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Perseus (Per)  ·  Contains:  Barbell Nebula  ·  Cork Nebula  ·  Little Dumbbell Nebula  ·  M 76  ·  NGC 650
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M76 The Little Dumbbell Nebula, 



    
        

            Shannon Calvert
M76 The Little Dumbbell Nebula
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M76 The Little Dumbbell Nebula

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M76 The Little Dumbbell Nebula, 



    
        

            Shannon Calvert
M76 The Little Dumbbell Nebula
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M76 The Little Dumbbell Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron 14" EdgeHD

Imaging cameras: Canon 7D Mark II mod

Mounts: Astro-Physics 1200 GTO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific 102mm f/7 Essential Series

Guiding cameras: Orion Starshoot autoguider

Software: Pixinsight  ·  Photoshop


Dates:Jan. 23, 2021

Frames: 42x120" (1h 24') ISO1600

Integration: 1h 24'

Darks: 30

Flats: 30

Bias: 199

Avg. Moon age: 9.70 days

Avg. Moon phase: 73.71%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4218373

RA center: 01h42m18s.0

DEC center: +51°3437

Pixel scale: 0.474 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 251.445 degrees

Field radius: 0.190 degrees


Resolution: 2400x1600

Locations: The Westport Observatory (WAS), Westport, CT, United States

Data source: Traveller

Description

I had one good night this month, and this is the result. It's a little blue beacon in my refractor, but much better in the 14" EdgeHD!

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M76 The Little Dumbbell Nebula, 



    
        

            Shannon Calvert