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Contains:  M 27, Dumbbell nebula, NGC 6853
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The Dumbbell nebula, M27, NGC 6853, 





    
        

            Steven Bellavia
The Dumbbell nebula, M27, NGC 6853

The Dumbbell nebula, M27, NGC 6853

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Resolution: 2400x1600

Dates:Aug. 31, 2019

Frames:
Astronomik 6nm OIII: 8x300" (gain: 100.00) -15C bin 1x1
Optolong 7nm Ha 2": 8x300" (gain: 100.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 1.3 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~30

Flat darks: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 1.26 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.77%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.00

Mean SQM: 21.60

Temperature: 10.00

Astrometry.net job: 2899263

RA center: 19h 59' 36"

DEC center: +22° 43' 4"

Pixel scale: 0.897 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 358.279 degrees

Field radius: 0.360

Data source: Traveller

Description

The Dumbbell Nebula, M 27, NGC 6853, is a planetary nebula in the constellation Vulpecula, at a distance of about 1227 light-years. This object was the first planetary nebula to be discovered; by Charles Messier in 1764. It has a visual magnitude 7.5 and a diameter of about 8 arc-minutes.

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The Dumbbell nebula, M27, NGC 6853, 





    
        

            Steven Bellavia