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Contains:  M 27, Dumbbell nebula, NGC 6853
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Single Frame Dumbbell Nebula, 


            Shannon Calvert
Single Frame Dumbbell Nebula

Single Frame Dumbbell Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Astro-Tech AT115EDT

Imaging camera:Canon 7D Mark II mod

Mount:Celestron CGEM II

Guiding telescope or lens:Astro-Tech 60mm Guide Scope

Guiding camera:ZWO ASI 120 MM-S

Focal reducer:Astro-Tech 2" Field Flattener


Resolution: 2401x1601

Dates:June 4, 2019

Frames: 1x300"

Integration: 0.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.14 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.46% job: 2739672

RA center: 299.898 degrees

DEC center: 22.719 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.058 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 88.443 degrees

Field radius: 0.424 degrees

Locations: The Westport Observatory (WAS), Westport, CT, United States

Data source: Backyard


A single 5 minute exposure at 3am just for fun. Noise reduction software left the smaller stars a little funky, but overall it turned out surprisingly nice.



Shannon Calvert
License: None (All rights reserved)

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Single Frame Dumbbell Nebula, 


            Shannon Calvert