Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Vulpecula (Vul)  ·  Contains:  Dumbbell nebula  ·  M 27  ·  NGC 6853
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Dumbbell Nebula, M27 HaRGB, 



    
        

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Dumbbell Nebula, M27 HaRGB
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Dumbbell Nebula, M27 HaRGB

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Dumbbell Nebula, M27 HaRGB
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Dumbbell Nebula, M27 HaRGB

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Celestron C-11
Imaging Cameras
Atik 460 EX Mono
Mounts
CEM60
Filters
Astrodon LRGB CCD Imaging Filters (E-Series), Gen2
Accessories
SX USB Filter Wheel · Optec NextGEN WideField 0.5X
Software
Seqence Generator Pro · PHD Guiding · Nebulosity · GIMP 2.9 GIMP 2
Guiding Cameras
Lodestar

Acquisition details

Dates:
Aug. 12, 2017
Frames:
25x600" (4h 10')
Integration:
4h 10'
Avg. Moon age:
19.46 days
Avg. Moon phase:
77.03%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1704516

RA center: 19h59m35s.8

DEC center: +22°4319

Pixel scale: 0.651 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 268.853 degrees

Field radius: 0.285 degrees

Resolution: 1824x1526

Locations: Paradise, Chiricahua Mountains, AZ, United States

Description

The goal was to show some of the outer shell. I was going to blend the Ha channel with L but the L channel had some weird issue with oblong stars on the edge of the field so I didn't use it. I could have used big longer RGB exposures to bring out some of the colors in the outer shell. Ha 16x600m, RGB 10x150s 2x2 binned.

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Dumbbell Nebula, M27 HaRGB, 



    
        

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