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



    
        

            Alpha Zhang
The Dumbbell Nebula (Messier 27)
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The Dumbbell Nebula (Messier 27)

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The Dumbbell Nebula (Messier 27), 



    
        

            Alpha Zhang
The Dumbbell Nebula (Messier 27)
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The Dumbbell Nebula (Messier 27)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TEC160FL  ·  AG Optical 10 inch Truss iDK

Imaging cameras: FLI Proline 6303  ·  SBIG STF8300M

Mounts: Paramount ME  ·  Sky-Watcher EQ8 SynScan

Software: PixInsight 1.8  ·  The SkyX

Filters: Badder Blue 2"  ·  Badder Green 2"  ·  Badder Red 2"  ·  Badder Lum 2"  ·  Badder OIII Narrowband 8nm 2"  ·  Badder H-alpha Narrowband 7nm 2"  ·  Astrodon 5nm NB filters OIII 50mm Round  ·  Astrodon 5nm NB filters Ha 50mm Round


Frames: 151x600" (25h 10')

Integration: 25h 10'


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 5007578

RA center: 19h59m36s

DEC center: +22°4308

Pixel scale: 0.965 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 198.176 degrees

Field radius: 0.563 degrees


Resolution: 3352x2532

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Lijiang Gemini Observatory

Description

TheDumbbellNebulaisaplanetarynebulaintheconstellationVulpeculaatadistanceofabout 1360 light-yearsItwasthefirstsuchnebulatobediscoveredbyCharlesMessierin 1764. Atitsbrightnessofvisualmagnitude 7.5 anddiameterofabout 8 arcminutesitiseasilyvisibleinbinocularsandisapopularobservingtargetinamateurtelescopes.

I finished this image with two telescopes, AG10 and TEC160FL. Most of the NB data is from AG10, it get benifits with the large caliber.


Frames information:
Lum: 600s*11
Red : 600s*10
Green: 600s*9
Blue: 600s*8
Ha: 1200s*17 & 900s*8
OIII: 1200s*13 & 900s*15

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The Dumbbell Nebula (Messier 27), 



    
        

            Alpha Zhang

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