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M27 Dumbell Nebula, 





    
        

            Jeff

M27 Dumbell Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:GSO RC8 f/8 Carbon Fibre

Imaging camera:SBIG ST 8300C

Mount:Software Bisque Paramount MX

Guiding telescope or lens:SkyWatcher ED 80 Pro

Guiding camera:ZWO ASI 290 MM

Software:TheSkyX ProPleiades PixInsight

Resolution: 3400x2550

Dates:Oct. 17, 2017

Frames: 26x300"

Integration: 2.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.29 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.57%

Astrometry.net job: 2360545

Locations: Wonga Park, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

The first planetary nebula discovered about 250 years back, according to Wikipedia. One of my favourites due to its unique shape, and the star field visible through the nebula.

Reprocessed from 2017 data using PixInsight.

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jcoldrey
Jeff
License: Attribution Creative Commons
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M27 Dumbell Nebula, 





    
        

            Jeff