Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Vulpecula (Vul)  ·  Contains:  Dumbbell Nebula  ·  M 27  ·  NGC 6853  ·  The star 14Vul
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M27 LRGB, 


            Marco Rapino
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific 102mm ED APO triplet

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600GT

Mounts: Skywatcher EQ6 goto

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Omegon 50mm Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI290mini

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PixinsIght  ·  Adobe Lightroom 2019 CC

Filters: Baader R 1.25'' CCD Filter  ·  Baader B 1.25'' CCD Filter  ·  Baader G 1.25'' CCD Filter  ·  Baader L 1.25" CCD Filter

Dates:Sept. 5, 2020Sept. 12, 2020

Baader B 1.25'' CCD Filter: 90x60" (gain: 0.00) -15C bin 1x1
Baader G 1.25'' CCD Filter: 90x60" (gain: 0.00) -15C bin 1x1
Baader L 1.25" CCD Filter: 100x60" (gain: 0.00) -15C bin 1x1
Baader R 1.25'' CCD Filter: 90x60" (gain: 0.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 6.2 hours

Darks: ~15

Flats: ~15

Avg. Moon age: 20.96 days

Avg. Moon phase: 59.71%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00

Mean SQM: 18.90

Mean FWHM: 3.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3848469

RA center: 19h 59' 35"

DEC center: +22° 43' 19"

Pixel scale: 0.543 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 272.432 degrees

Field radius: 0.629 degrees

Resolution: 6456x5280

Locations: Home, Lanciano, Italy

Data source: Backyard


This subject is quite hard to image under a light polluted sky, especially with a 6" refractor!
Despite that, even though it could have benefit of some Ha boost, I'm pretty happy with the result and especially with the colors!



  • M27 LRGB, 


            Marco Rapino
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    M27 LRGB, 


            Marco Rapino


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M27 LRGB, 


            Marco Rapino