Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Vulpecula (Vul)  ·  Contains:  Dumbbell nebula  ·  M 27  ·  NGC 6853  ·  The star 14Vul
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Dumbbell Nebula (Final), 


            Victor Land
Dumbbell Nebula (Final)
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Dumbbell Nebula (Final)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Meade LXD75 6" 152/760 Newton f/5

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 1000D

Mounts: Bresser EXOS2

Software: DeepSky Stacker (DSS) DSS 4.4.1  ·  gimp 2.10.6 gimp  ·  rnc-color-stretch rnccs

Dates:Sept. 28, 2018Oct. 9, 2018

Frames: 490x6" ISO1600

Integration: 0.8 hours

Darks: ~31

Bias: ~46

Avg. Moon age: 9.23 days

Avg. Moon phase: 44.12%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00

Temperature: 13.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2299974

RA center: 19h 59' 29"

DEC center: +22° 43' 48"

Pixel scale: 1.570 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 356.195 degrees

Field radius: 0.883 degrees

Resolution: 1824x1180

Locations: Home backyard, Utrecht, Netherlands

Data source: Backyard


Dumbbell Nebula
Backyard in Utrecht (Bortle 7-8 site)
511 x 6 seconds @ ISO 1600
Deep Sky Stacker
Worked on light pollution by making synthetic flat in Gimp
Some light color enhancement and a touch of sharpening.



  • Dumbbell Nebula (Final), 


            Victor Land
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    Dumbbell Nebula (Final), 


            Victor Land


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Dumbbell Nebula (Final), 


            Victor Land