M 27 Dumbbell Nebula             Click on photo to return to 'Planetary Nebulae'                  Home
M27    NGC 6853    Dumbbell Nebula

Other description: Planetary nebula irregular.
Constellation:  Vulpecula
Dreyer description: A magnificent (or otherwise interesting) object!, very bright, very large, binuclear, irregular extended (Dumbbell); = M27.
Magnitude:  8.1

Photo Specifications:

16" F/4.87  Newtonian , ST-8E, CFW8     8/01/02    Temp. = -7.7 C

Filter
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Binning
Luminance
2 min
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1x1
Red
2 min
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1x1
Green
2 min
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1x1
Blue
3 min
1
1x1
Other
Processing:   MaxIm; Stretch, align, color combine, histogram;  PhotoImpact; final touchup