Celestial hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Lyra (Lyr)  ·  Contains:  IC 1296  ·  M 57  ·  NGC 6720  ·  PK063+13.1  ·  Ring Nebula
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M57 Ring Nebula

Acquisition details

Dates:
May 15, 2017
Frames:
Astronomik CLS-CCD Clip Filter: 78×60(1h 18′) ISO800
Integration:
1h 18′
Darks:
30
Bias:
43
Avg. Moon age:
18.88 days
Avg. Moon phase:
82.00%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
6.00

RA center: 18h53m34s.98

DEC center: +33°0143.7

Pixel scale: 1.078 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -0.247 degrees

Field radius: 0.254 degrees

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Resolution: 1418x928

File size: 506.1 KB

Locations: Derendingen 454m, Solothurn, SO, Switzerland

Description

First light for my new Bahtinov mask. Finally the typical pattern is clearly visible in LiveView :-)

f/6.3 ISO800 60s, 2x drizzled

M57 is a planatery nebula. 2300 LY away from Earth. The nebula emissions contains expanding and glowing ionized gas, expelled from red giant stars in the last stage of evolution before they become white dwarfs (center star).

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