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



    
        

            Oleg Zaharciuc
Messier 27 (M27) • NGC 6853 Dumbbell Nebula
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Messier 27 (M27) • NGC 6853 Dumbbell Nebula

Messier 27 (M27) • NGC 6853 Dumbbell Nebula, 



    
        

            Oleg Zaharciuc
Messier 27 (M27) • NGC 6853 Dumbbell Nebula
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Messier 27 (M27) • NGC 6853 Dumbbell Nebula

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
CELESTRON C9.25
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI178MC
Mounts
CELESTRON CGEM
Accessories
Orion Off axis guider · Meade f/6.3
Software
Adobe Photoshop · Pixinsight 1.8
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
CELESTRON C9.25
Guiding Cameras
QHYCCD QHY5L-II M

Acquisition details

Dates:
Sept. 18, 2015
Frames:
3660×3(3h 3′) (gain: 400.00) 26°C bin 1×1
Integration:
3h 3′
Darks:
100
Flats:
200
Flat darks:
100
Avg. Moon age:
4.68 days
Avg. Moon phase:
22.83%
Mean FWHM:
1.88
Temperature:
18.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 783771

RA center: 19h59m37s.4

DEC center: +22°4322

Pixel scale: 0.391 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -99.314 degrees

Field radius: 0.180 degrees

Resolution: 2736x1860

File size: 1.5 MB

Locations: Chisinau, Moldova, Chisinau, Moldova, Moldova

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.

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Messier 27 (M27) • NGC 6853 Dumbbell Nebula, 



    
        

            Oleg Zaharciuc