Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  M 57  ·  NGC 6720  ·  Ring nebula in Lyra  ·  The star Sheliak (βLyr)  ·  The star ν1Lyr  ·  The star ν2Lyr
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The Ring Nebula, 


            Jussi Kantola
The Ring Nebula
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The Ring Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher 80ED

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 450D / Digital Rebel XSi / Kiss X2

Mounts: Celestron CG5 ADV-GT

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher 9x50 finderscope

Guiding cameras: Astrolumina ALccd5.2

Software: AstroTortilla  ·  Iris  ·  PHD guiding  ·  Nebulosity  ·  photoshop  ·  APT - Astro Photography Tool

Dates:Sept. 24, 2012

Frames: 14x120"

Integration: 0.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 9.16 days

Avg. Moon phase: 68.44%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 169134

RA center: 18h 53' 32"

DEC center: +33° 0' 36"

Pixel scale: 1.787 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 12.738 degrees

Field radius: 1.265 degrees

Resolution: 620x414



Jussi Kantola
License: Attribution Creative Commons

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The Ring Nebula, 


            Jussi Kantola