|Object:||Dumbbell Nebula, M27|
|Date:||July 29, 2003|
|Equipment:||WO FLT110 at F/6.5, HX916 CCD, G11 mount, ST-4 autoguider|
exposure in combination with IDAS LPS filter. All channels binned 1x1.
80:30:20 minutes. No darks or flats.
|Processing:||Photoshop, mild unsharp mask|
|Comments:||Click here to see the full resolution image|
|Description:||A planetary nebula located in the constellation of Vulpecula. Dumbbell is 1,250 light years away and spans nearly 3 light years (8'x5.7'). The nebula is expanding at nearly 2 light years per century. The center star is of 14th magnitude.|
Copyright © 2003 Paul Kanevsky