M 27 Dumbbell Nebula in

Narrowband

Flaming Star

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Object: M 27 Dumbbell Nebula (NGC 6853) ConstellationVulpecula

Distance: 1250 Light Years

Date(s) Taken: Various Dates from Sept 10 thru Oct 20, 2008

Telescope: Orion XT - 12 and Televue Paracorr

Focal Length: 1725 mm

Camera: ST 2000 XM, Operating at -25 deg C sensor temperature, Water Cooling

Resolution: 0.89 Arc-seconds / Pixel

Exposures: 15.5 hours total duration

10 Hydrogen Alpha (656nm)- 30 Minute Images binned 1x1

12 Oxygen III - 30 Minute Images binned 1x1

9 Sulfer II - 30 Minute Images binned 1x1

 

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