M27 / NGC 6853 – The Dumbbell Nebula

Facts

The Dumbbell Nebula is a planetary nebula located in the constellation Vulpecula about 1360 ly away. This object was first discovered by Charles Messier in 1764, and was the very first planetary nebula to be discovered.

M27_Dumbell_PS_web

Object: M27 The Dumbbell Nebula
Date: 11.08.2012
Location: Backyard, Asker, NO
Camera: DSLR Canon EOS 7D
Optics: Celestron SCT 8″ + Reducer
1260mm f6,3
Exposure: 13 x 25 sek lightframes
2 x 25 sek darkframes
ISO: 2000
Guiding: None

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