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The Details
Object
M 27 The Dumbbell Nebula in Vulpecula
Optics
Astro-Physics 12" Mak-Cass f/8
Platform
Astro-Physics 1200 GTO
Camera
FLI 16803 Proline CCD
Filters
Tru-Balance 5 nm H Alpha Filter
Date
Various dates during June & July 2015
Location
Las Campanas Observatory, Chile
Exposure
Ha 32 x 1200 sec 1x1 bin
Software
ACP, Maxim DL/CCD, , CCDStack 2, Photoshop CS5
Orientation
Field of View: 23' x 23' centered on RA 19h59m37s
DEC+22°43'55" (2000.0) . North angle 179.6°; east 90° CCW from north
Notes
An incredible object in hydrogen-alpha light, planetary nebula M27 reveals billowing clouds of hydrogen gas ejected from its white dwarf central star.

This image is a collaborative effort between Howard Hedlund of Astro-Physics, Inc. and Dave Jurasevich, with a total exposure time of 10 hours 40 minutes.

 

 

 

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