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Contains:  M 27, Dumbbell nebula, NGC 6853, The star 14Vul
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M27 Dumbbell Nebula (HaRGB), 





    
        

            Prabhakar
M27 Dumbbell Nebula (HaRGB)

M27 Dumbbell Nebula (HaRGB)

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Takahashi FSQ85

Imaging camera:QSI683wsg

Mount:Orion Atlas EQ-G + EQDIR

Guiding telescope or lens:Takahashi FSQ85

Guiding camera:Lodestar

Software:Startools 1.3.5

Filters:Astrodon LRGB Tru-Balance E-series Gen IIAstrodon 5nm Halpha

Resolution: 1936x1235

Dates:Aug. 8, 2015

Frames: 30x600"

Integration: 5.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 23.62 days

Avg. Moon phase: 34.63%

Astrometry.net job: 823341

RA center: 299.904 degrees

DEC center: 22.720 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.469 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -93.137 degrees

Field radius: 0.788 degrees

Description

Dumbbell Nebula 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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Imaged from Everglades, South Florida

Ha - 20x10mins
RGB - 5x5 mins each

Processed using StarTools.

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M27 Dumbbell Nebula (HaRGB), 





    
        

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