M57 - The Ring Nebula
LAAstro.com by Bill Patterson
Catalog:  M57

Magnitude:
8.3

Size:
3' x 3'

Constellation: 
Lyra

Common Name or Description: 
The famous Ring Nebula with an interesting spiral galaxy (IC 1296) nearby  but my wife prefers to call them"The Cherrio Nebula" & the"Weed Wacker Galaxy" - actually pretty good descriptions in my book :0)
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Date Taken: 7/7/07                         Location:  Idyllwild, CA   
Equipment: 
RCOS 12.5" truss telescope & SBIG STL11000 CCD camera
Exposure: 
LRGB =180/40/40/40
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