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M27, The Dumbbell Nebula | by lightclad
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M27, The Dumbbell Nebula

The Dumbbell Nebula (also known as M 27, or NGC 6853) is a planetary nebula (PN) in the constellation Vulpecula, at a distance of about 1,360 light years.

 

OTA: Takahashi TOA-130F /w 6X7 Flattner @F7.7, 1000mm

Mount: Takahashi EM-200 Temma2

Guide: DSI guide with L.P. 62mm

Camera: SBIG ST-8300C Color CCD (-20C)

Exposure: 1200s X 7 frames

Location: GweSeokRi, HongCheon Korea

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Taken on October 12, 2010