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


            Koen Dierckens
Dumbbell Nebula
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Dumbbell Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron CPC 925 XLT

Imaging cameras: Nikon D70

Software: GIMP  ·  DeepSkyStacker

Dates:Aug. 6, 2010

Frames: 48x30" ISO1600 bin 1x1

Integration: 0.4 hours

Darks: ~15

Flats: ~15

Bias: ~15

Avg. Moon age: 25.45 days

Avg. Moon phase: 17.72%

Basic astrometry details job: 96073

RA center: 19h 59' 36"

DEC center: +22° 43' 26"

Pixel scale: 0.724 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -154.744 degrees

Field radius: 0.234 degrees

Resolution: 2058x1088

Locations: Merksem, None


M27 or Dumbbell Nebula. Planetary. 1300 light years away.



Koen Dierckens
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons

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Dumbbell Nebula, 


            Koen Dierckens