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Contains:  Dumbbell nebula, M 27, M27, NGC 6853, PK060-03.1
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Dumbbell Nebula, cropped, 


            Bob Stevenson
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Dumbbell Nebula, cropped

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Celestron Edge 11HD

Imaging camera:Canon T5i

Mount:iOptron CEM 60

Guiding telescope or lens:Orion Magnificent Mini 50mm Guide Scope

Guiding camera:Orion Starshoot autoguider

Focal reducer:Celestron Focal Reducer x0.7

Software:PhotoshopAstro Photography toolPHD 2Deep Sky Stacker

Filter:L-Pro 2"

Dates:April 28, 2019

Frames: 34x300"

Integration: 2.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 23.54 days

Avg. Moon phase: 35.39% job: 2702062

RA center: 19h 59' 35"

DEC center: +22° 43' 7"

Pixel scale: 0.455 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -82.751 degrees

Field radius: 0.251 degrees

Resolution: 3222x2310

Locations: Backyard, Bortle Class 8, Burlington, Ontario, Canada

Data source: Backyard


I got careless with the camera rotation and had to crop aggressively.



Bob Stevenson
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Dumbbell Nebula, cropped, 


            Bob Stevenson