M27 Dumbbell

Only 6 x 60seg subexposures to RGB and 4 x 1200seg to H-alpha filter. Bad seeing, bad night , etc, etc, etc…..

From Wikipedia:

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

This object was the first planetary nebula to be discovered; by Charles Messier in 1764. At its brightness of visual magnitude 7.5 and its diameter of about 8 arcminutes, it is easily visible in binoculars, and a popular observing target in amateur telescopes.

Observation data
(Epoch J2000)
Right ascension 19h 59m 36.340s[1]
Declination +22° 43′ 16.09″[1]
Distance 1,360+160−212 ly (417+49−65 pc)[2][3]
Apparent magnitude (V) 7.5[1]
Apparent dimensions (V) 8′.0[citation needed] × 5′.6[4]
Constellation Vulpecula
Physical characteristics
Radius 1.44+0.21−0.16 ly[a]
Absolute magnitude (V) -0.6+0.4−0.3[d]
Notable features Central star radius is largest
known for a white dwarf.
Other designations NGC 6853,[1] M 27,[1]
Diabolo Nebula,[1]

Dumb-Bell Nebula,[1]

Situation Stellarium:



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