Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Vulpecula (Vul)  ·  Contains:  Dumbbell nebula  ·  M 27  ·  NGC 6853
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Dumbell Nebula Bicolor, 


            Christopher Maier
Dumbell Nebula Bicolor
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Dumbell Nebula Bicolor

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Planewave Instruments 17" CDK Planewave 17" CDK

Imaging cameras: SBIG STT 8300M

Mounts: Astro-Physics AP 1600 with encoders

Guiding cameras: SBIG STT 8300M

Software: PixInsight 1.8 Processing  ·  The SkyX Pro Camera/Telescope software

Filters: Astrodon 3nm OIII 50mm  ·  Astrodon Ha 3nm TruColor

Accessory: SBIG AO-8T Adaptive Optics

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1348131

RA center: 19h 59' 36"

DEC center: +22° 42' 46"

Pixel scale: 0.761 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -1.004 degrees

Field radius: 0.203 degrees

Resolution: 1494x1216

Locations: Maier Observatory, San Antonio , Texas, United States

Data source: Backyard


bicolor, Ha and O3 about 7 hours each 17" planewave , SBIG STT 8300 astrodon filters


Sky plot

Sky plot


Dumbell Nebula Bicolor, 


            Christopher Maier