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M27 The Dumbbell Nebula, 



    
        

            Peter Webster

M27 The Dumbbell Nebula

Technical card


Dates:Oct. 29, 2018

Frames: 82x180"

Integration: 4.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 19.78 days

Avg. Moon phase: 74.10%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2404736


Resolution: 3111x2136

Data source: Backyard

Description

The Dumbbell Nebula is a planetary nebula in the constellation Vulpecula, at a distance of about 1,360 light-years. This object was the first planetary nebula to be discovered; by Charles Messier in 1764.

Distance to Earth: 1,360 light years
Radius: 1.44 light years
Coordinates: RA 19h 59m 35s | Dec +22° 43′ 16″
Absolute magnitude (V): −0.6+0.4; −0.3
Apparent dimensions (V): 8′.0 × 5′.6

Shot with a WO132FLT APO Refractor and Flattener 7 x0.8 reducer on a DarkFrame Stellardrive NEQ6 using a ZWO 183MM camera with Astronomik CLS/R/G/B filters.

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Description: Same data but I balanced the RGB background to very similar levels in photoshop.

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Description: Tweaked with Colormancer.

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M27 The Dumbbell Nebula, 



    
        

            Peter Webster