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M27. The Dumbbell nebula, 


            Ferran Ginebrosa
M27. The Dumbbell nebula
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M27. The Dumbbell nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron C8

Imaging cameras: Canon 450D modified (IR filter removed)

Mounts: Meade LX90 12" Fork Mount

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Eschenbach Cassegrain/Maksutov 500mm - f/5.6

Guiding cameras: Lunatico Astronomia QHY5

Software: PHD Guiding  ·  Pixinsight LE  ·  Deepskystacker

Filters: Astronomik CLS Clip CLS clip-in

Accessory: MEADE Autostar 497

Dates:July 8, 2015

Frames:Astronomik CLS Clip CLS clip-in: 146x130" ISO800

Integration: 5.3 hours

Darks: ~10

Flats: ~10

Bias: ~10

Avg. Moon age: 21.77 days

Avg. Moon phase: 54.02%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Temperature: 29.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 692575

RA center: 19h 59' 39"

DEC center: +22° 43' 15"

Orientation: -177.299 degrees

Field radius: 0.375 degrees

Resolution: 620x415

Locations: MPC - K09 / Observatori Lliçà d'Amunt, Lliçà d'Amunt, Barcelona, Spain


M27, The Dumbbell nebula
A planetary nebula in the constellation Vulpecula, 1360 light years far away is a bubble of ionized gas, the remnant of a white dwarf after its dead.



Ferran Ginebrosa
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M27. The Dumbbell nebula, 


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