Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Vulpecula (Vul)  ·  Contains:  Dumbbell Nebula  ·  M 27  ·  NGC 6853  ·  The star 14Vul
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            Juan B. Torre Valle
M27 Dumbbell nebula
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M27 Dumbbell nebula

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M27 Dumbbell nebula, 



    
        

            Juan B. Torre Valle
M27 Dumbbell nebula
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M27 Dumbbell nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ 106 EDX4

Imaging cameras: Atik 460 EX Mono

Mounts: SkyWatcher AZ EQ6

Software: Pleaides Astrophoto PixInsight 1.8 Ripley  ·  SGP Pro

Filters: Baader Planetarium Baader 1,25" R  ·  Baader Planetarium Baader 1,25 UV-IR cut  ·  Baader Planetarium Baader 1.25" G  ·  Baader Planetarium Baader 1.25" B

Accessory: QHYCCD PoleMaster PoleMaster  ·  Atik EFW2 Filter Wheel  ·  Lunatico Astronomia Seletek Armadillo 2


Dates:Aug. 8, 2021Aug. 28, 2021

Frames:
Baader Planetarium Baader 1,25 UV-IR cut: 44x180" (2h 12') bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium Baader 1,25" R: 30x60" (30') bin 2x2
Baader Planetarium Baader 1.25" B: 30x60" (30') bin 2x2
Baader Planetarium Baader 1.25" G: 30x60" (30') bin 2x2

Integration: 3h 42'

Avg. Moon age: 25.00 days

Avg. Moon phase: 33.39%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 5077295

RA center: 19h59m35s

DEC center: +22°4333

Pixel scale: 1.759 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 167.965 degrees

Field radius: 0.665 degrees


Resolution: 2100x1728

Locations: Mi casa, Matalascañas, Huelva, Spain

Data source: Backyard

Description

The Dumbbell Nebula (also known as the Apple Core NebulaMessier 27, and NGC 6853) is a planetary nebula (nebulosity surrounding a white dwarf) in the constellation Vulpecula, at a distance of about 1360 light-years. It was the first such nebula to be discovered, by Charles Messier in 1764. At its brightness of visual magnitude 7.5 and diameter of about 8 arcminutes, it is easily visible in binoculars and is a popular observing target in amateur telescopes.

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M27 Dumbbell nebula, 



    
        

            Juan B. Torre Valle