Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  Dumbbell Nebula  ·  M 27  ·  NGC 6853
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Dumbbell Nebula (Messier 27), 


            Alf Jacob Nilsen
Dumbbell Nebula (Messier 27)
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO RC 254/2000 Carbon OTA

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI294MC PRO

Mounts: iOptron CEM60-EC

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher EvoGuide 50ED

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar 2

Software: Astro Pixel Processor APP  ·  Adobe Photoshop CC  ·  PixInsight Core Version 1.8 Ripley

Filters: IDAS LPS D1 IDAS light pollution filter

Accessory: Optec TCF-S  ·  Van Slyke Beam-splitter, off-axis prism

Dates:Oct. 16, 2020Oct. 17, 2020

Frames:IDAS LPS D1 IDAS light pollution filter: 123x180" (gain: 120.00) -18C bin 1x1

Integration: 6.2 hours

Flats: ~24

Avg. Moon age: 14.97 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.44%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3964959

RA center: 19h 59' 35"

DEC center: +22° 43' 48"

Pixel scale: 0.893 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 186.717 degrees

Field radius: 0.310 degrees

Resolution: 2000x1493

Locations: Osmundstø Observatorium (private backyard observatory), Hidrasund, Vest Agder, Norway

Data source: Backyard


My first attempt for the season of Dumbbell Nebula using the 10'' RC and ZWO's ASI294 (color).



Alf Jacob Nilsen
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Dumbbell Nebula (Messier 27), 


            Alf Jacob Nilsen