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Contains:  M 76, Little Dumbbell, NGC 650
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Little Dumbbell Nebula, 


            Hartmuth Kintzel
Little Dumbbell Nebula

Little Dumbbell Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Celestron C8

Imaging camera:Canon EOS 600D

Mount:Skywatcher EQ6 Syntrek

Guiding telescope or lens:Skywatcher Finderscope 9x50

Guiding camera:Lacerta MGEN

Focal reducer:Antares f/6.3 SCT

Software:DeepSkyStackerFitsworkPleiades Astrophoto PixInsight

Filter:Baader IR EOS


Resolution: 2303x1751

Dates:Dec. 20, 2016

Frames: 46x300" ISO1600

Integration: 3.8 hours

Flats: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 21.59 days

Avg. Moon phase: 55.88%

Mean SQM: 20.10

Temperature: -3.00 job: 1386288

RA center: 25.569 degrees

DEC center: 51.575 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.645 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -94.387 degrees

Field radius: 0.259 degrees

Locations: Rückersdorf, Lauf, Bayern, Germany

Data source: Backyard


A stack of 46 images made with a C8 telescope and Antares F6.3 reducer.
Made under suburban sky at my backyard.
Ca. 50% cropped.



Hartmuth Kintzel
License: None (All rights reserved)

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Little Dumbbell Nebula, 


            Hartmuth Kintzel