Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Vulpecula (Vul)  ·  Contains:  Dumbbell Nebula  ·  M 27  ·  NGC 6853
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The Dumbbell Nebula, 



    
        

            William Maxwell
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The Dumbbell Nebula

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The Dumbbell Nebula, 



    
        

            William Maxwell
The Dumbbell Nebula
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The Dumbbell Nebula

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Meade Starfinder 8

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600 cooled mono  ·  Canon T1i Full Spectrum

Mounts: Losmandy GM-8

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Svbony 60mm guidescope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MM

Focal reducers: Astro Tech 0.8x Reducer/Flattener

Software: Nighttime Imaging ‘N’ Astronomy  ·  Open Guiding PHD2 Guiding  ·  Astro Pixel Processor  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS4 Photoshop CS4

Filters: UV/IR Cut Filter UV/IR-Cut 1.25"  ·  Ha filter

Accessory: GSO 2" Coma Corrector  ·  Baader MPCC coma corrector  ·  OnStep GoTo Controller  ·  Rigel Systems Focuser


Dates:Aug. 3, 2019May 28, 2021

Frames:
121x120" (4h 2')
Ha filter: 80x75" (1h 40') bin 2x2
UV/IR Cut Filter UV/IR-Cut 1.25": 120x75" (2h 30') -10C bin 2x2

Integration: 8h 12'

Darks: 100

Bias: 100

Avg. Moon age: 9.94 days

Avg. Moon phase: 51.10%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4566906

RA center: 19h59m37s

DEC center: +22°4554

Pixel scale: 0.602 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 180.682 degrees

Field radius: 0.494 degrees


Resolution: 4677x3594

Data source: Backyard

Description

I tried running the Ha subs at the start and end of the night with the luminance after full dark but before the rising of the Moon. Nights this time of year are pretty short.

Color from a DLSR capture couple years ago

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The Dumbbell Nebula, 



    
        

            William Maxwell

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