Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Vulpecula (Vul)  ·  Contains:  Dumbbell nebula  ·  M 27  ·  NGC 6853
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Dumbbell Nebula in Ha & Oiii, 



    
        

            Craig Shine
Dumbbell Nebula in Ha & Oiii
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Dumbbell Nebula in Ha & Oiii

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Dumbbell Nebula in Ha & Oiii, 



    
        

            Craig Shine
Dumbbell Nebula in Ha & Oiii
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Dumbbell Nebula in Ha & Oiii

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Meade LX90 10" SCT

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI294MC

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ6-R Pro EQ6-R

Guiding cameras: Orion SSAG Package

Software: ProDigital Software Astronomy Tools Actions Set  ·  PHD2 Guiding PHD2 2.6.6  ·  AstroPixelProcessor  ·  N.I.N.A.  ·  Photoshop CC

Filters: Optolong L-eNhance 2"


Dates:Aug. 16, 2019

Frames: 100x60" (1h 40')

Integration: 1h 40'

Avg. Moon age: 15.65 days

Avg. Moon phase: 99.11%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2865404

RA center: 19h 59' 33"

DEC center: +22° 43' 12"

Pixel scale: 0.720 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 118.922 degrees

Field radius: 0.249 degrees


Resolution: 2145x1273

Locations: Backyard, Houston, Texas, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

My second attempt at the Dumbbell, this time without the reducer/corrector to see what happens. I shot with 2x2 binning in an effort to make the image scale a little closer to the recommended range. I reprocessed the data using the Astronomy Tools action set for this final revision.

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Description: Improved color balance and other adjustments in Photoshop with Astronomy Tools plugin

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Dumbbell Nebula in Ha & Oiii, 



    
        

            Craig Shine