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Contains:  M 27, Dumbbell nebula, NGC 6853
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M 27, 


            Lorenzo Siciliano
M 27

M 27

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:C11

Imaging camera:SBIG ST8XME

Mount:Synta EQ6

Filter:Custom Scientific LRGB filter set (1.25")

Accessory:SBIG AO8

Resolution: 1530x1020

Dates:July 5, 2013

Custom Scientific Luminance: 11x600" bin 1x1
Custom Scientific RGB: 3x600" bin 1x1

Integration: 2.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.03 days

Avg. Moon phase: 6.91% job: 141966

RA center: 19h 59' 36"

DEC center: +22° 43' 4"

Pixel scale: 0.603 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -0.504 degrees

Field radius: 0.154

Locations: Monte Pollino, San Severino Lucano, Basilicata, Italy


The well known Dumbbell nebula.
This is a L(synth)LRGB, where the L(synth) stands for a synthetic luminance, that is, the mean of the RGB channels. The L stands for a straight luminance.

Credits: Lorenzo Siciliano - Francesco Corrao



Lorenzo Siciliano
License: None (All rights reserved)

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M 27, 


            Lorenzo Siciliano

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