M27 - The Dumbell Nebula
LAAstro.com by Bill Patterson
Catalog: Messier 27

Magnitude:
8.1

Size:
15.2'

Constellation:
Vulpecula

Common Name or Description: 
The Dumbell - irregular planetary nebula
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Date Taken:  5/12/04                      Location:  Anza, CA
Equipment: 
Takahashi FS152 @f8 telescope & SBIG ST10XME CCD camera
Exposure: 
RGB = 20/20/32 (300 & 480 second subexposures)
Notes:      
All subexposures unbinned
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