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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  Dumbbell nebula  ·  M 27  ·  NGC 6853
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Dumbbell Nebula (Messier 27) HORGB @DSW, 



    
        

            Miles Zhou
Dumbbell Nebula (Messier 27) HORGB @DSW
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Dumbbell Nebula (Messier 27) HORGB @DSW

Imaging telescopes or lenses: RCOS 14.5"

Imaging cameras: SBIG STX 16803

Mounts: Paramount-ME

Software: PixInsight for Mac

Filters: Ha  ·  Astrodon luminance filter  ·  Astrodon RGB  ·  Astrodon O-iii


Dates:Oct. 13, 2016Oct. 17, 2016

Frames:
Astrodon RGB: 41x300" -25C bin 1x1
Ha: 24x1200" -25C bin 1x1
Astrodon O-iii: 26x1200" -25C bin 1x1

Integration: 20.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 14.02 days

Avg. Moon phase: 93.64%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1317800

RA center: 19h 59' 35"

DEC center: +22° 42' 18"

Pixel scale: 0.551 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 80.074 degrees

Field radius: 0.434 degrees


Resolution: 3994x4030

Locations: Deep Sky West, Rowe, New Mexico, United States

Description

Dumbbell Nebula (Messier 27). First time its the outer half-ring is revealed; actually, never knew its existence.

Version B had more elaborate masks during processing, and a darker background.
Version C corrected a color cast.

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    Original
  • Dumbbell Nebula (Messier 27) HORGB @DSW, 



    
        

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    B
  • Dumbbell Nebula (Messier 27) HORGB @DSW, 



    
        

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    C
  • Final
    Dumbbell Nebula (Messier 27) HORGB @DSW, 



    
        

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D

Description: Pedastal Adjustment

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Dumbbell Nebula (Messier 27) HORGB @DSW, 



    
        

            Miles Zhou