Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Lyra (Lyr)  ·  Contains:  IC 1296  ·  M 57  ·  NGC 6720  ·  Ring nebula in Lyra
Ring Nebula, 


            Jeff Clayton
Ring Nebula
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Ring Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion 8" f3.9 Astrograph

Imaging cameras: Orion StarShoot Deep Space Color Imager

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion ShortTube 80 Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: Orion Starshoot Auto-Guider

Software: ProDigital Software Astronomy Tools  ·  Photo Shop  ·  Orion Capture Software

Accessory: Baader MPCC Mark III Multi-Purpose Coma Corrector

Dates:July 12, 2013

Frames: 10x10" (1' 40")

Integration: 1' 40"

Avg. Moon age: 3.84 days

Avg. Moon phase: 15.79%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 171640

RA center: 18h 53' 35"

DEC center: +33° 1' 48"

Pixel scale: 2.346 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -168.535 degrees

Field radius: 0.213 degrees

Resolution: 566x441


This is my first shot of the ring nebula taken summer of 2013


Sky plot

Sky plot


Ring Nebula, 


            Jeff Clayton