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



    
        

            José J. Chambó
M 27, Dumbbell Nebula
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M 27, Dumbbell Nebula

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
GSO Newton 8" f/4
Imaging Cameras
Canon EOS 100D
Mounts
LXD75
Accessories
Teleskop-Service Coma Corrector
Software
PixInsight LE · DeepSkyStacker · APT - Astro Photography Tool · PHD guiding · Jasc Software Paintshop Pro · Cartes du Ciel
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Bresser Skylux 70/700
Guiding Cameras
Meade DSI

Acquisition details

Dates:
July 19, 2015
Frames:
7x240" (28')
Integration:
28'
Avg. Moon age:
3.21 days
Avg. Moon phase:
11.21%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 741515

RA center: 19h59m35s.10

DEC center: +22°4319

Pixel scale: 2.436 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 3.606 degrees

Field radius: 0.488 degrees

Resolution: 620x413

Locations: Hoya Redonda - Valencia (Spain), Enguera, Valencia, Spain

Description

The Dumbbell Nebula (also known as Apple Core Nebula, Messier 27, M 27, or NGC 6853) is a planetary nebula in the constellation Vulpecula, at a distance of about 1,360 light years. This object was the first planetary nebula to be discovered; by Charles Messier in 1764. At its brightness of visual magnitude 7.5 and its diameter of about 8 arcminutes, it is easily visible in binoculars, and a popular observing target in amateur telescopes.

Source: Wikipedia.

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M 27, Dumbbell Nebula, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó