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Contains:  Dumbbell nebula, M 27, NGC 6853
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M27 Narrowband Bicolor, 


M27 Narrowband Bicolor
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M27 Narrowband Bicolor

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO / Teleskop-Service Newton 150/600

Imaging cameras: Atik 420m

Mounts: Losmandy GM8

Guiding cameras: Orion StarShoot Deep Space Monochrome Imager II

Software: Photoshop CS5  ·  PHD guiding  ·  Focus Magic  ·  Neat Image  ·  Astronomy tools  ·  RC Astro GradientXTermintor

Filters: Baader OIII 8,5nm  ·  Baader Planetarium H-Alpha 7nm

Accessory: Teleskop-Service OAG 9mm  ·  Teleskop-Service Filter wheel

Dates:Aug. 10, 2015Aug. 30, 2015

Baader Planetarium H-Alpha 7nm: 13x1800" 0C bin 1x1
Baader OIII 8,5nm: 3x1800" 0C bin 1x1

Integration: 8.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 20.61 days

Avg. Moon phase: 57.79%

Basic astrometry details job: 764643

RA center: 19h 59' 34"

DEC center: +22° 41' 24"

Pixel scale: 1.497 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 72.769 degrees

Field radius: 0.412 degrees

Resolution: 1602x1164

Locations: Suburban backyard, Vantaa, Finland


Oh yeah! After what felt like an eternity, dark skies are back in the North. This is a quickie to test that everything is working ok so I didn't bother to collect more O3, though maybe I should have as the image is quite noisy. A few Ha frames were taken by



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M27 Narrowband Bicolor,