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Contains:  Dumbbell nebula, M 27, NGC 6853, The star 14Vul
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M27 Dumbbell Nebula - HaLRGB, 


            Michael Caller
M27 Dumbbell Nebula - HaLRGB
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M27 Dumbbell Nebula - HaLRGB

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Esprit 100 ED

Imaging cameras: ZWO 1600MM-C

Mounts: EQ6 R Pro SkyWatcher

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Altair astro 60mm guide scope Guidescope

Guiding cameras: Altair Astro GP Cam2 130 mono Guide Camrea

Software: Photoshop CC 2019  ·  PhD 2  ·  Sequence Generator Pro Sequence Generator  ·  PixInsight PinInsight 1.8.6  ·  DDS  ·  QHY-CCD Polemaster Software Polemaster

Filters: ZWO 36mm 7nm Ha  ·  ZWO 36mm Green Filter  ·  ZWO 36mm Red Filter  ·  ZWO 36mm Blue Filter  ·  ZWO 36mm Luminance Filter

Accessory: Pegasus Astro FocusCube  ·  Intel Compute Stick  ·  Homemade GPS unit  ·  Pegasus Astro Ultimate Powerbox Ultimate Powerbox

Dates:June 29, 2019

ZWO 36mm 7nm Ha: 10x60" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
ZWO 36mm Blue Filter: 15x60" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
ZWO 36mm Green Filter: 15x60" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
ZWO 36mm Luminance Filter: 37x60" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
ZWO 36mm Red Filter: 14x60" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 1.5 hours

Darks: ~28

Flats: ~48

Flat darks: ~48

Avg. Moon age: 26.02 days

Avg. Moon phase: 13.31%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00

Basic astrometry details job: 2783817

RA center: 19h 59' 34"

DEC center: +22° 43' 12"

Pixel scale: 1.413 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 271.722 degrees

Field radius: 1.101 degrees

Resolution: 4524x3316

Locations: Backyard, South Croydon, Surrey, United Kingdom

Data source: Backyard


M27 Dumbbell Nebula, very pleased with this image. M27 was my first ever DSO image I took when I started this rewarding hobby.

Very pleased to revisit this stunning Nebula.

Looking forward to some longer nights back end of this year.



Michael Caller
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M27 Dumbbell Nebula - HaLRGB, 


            Michael Caller

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