M27, The Dumbbell Nebula
Telescope: Celestron C8 (f 6.3) guided with achromatic refractor 80 mm (f 6)
CCD Camera: Meade DSI PRO III
- Mount: Skywatcher Heq5 Goto
- Integration: L=12×4′, RGB=10×4′ binning 2×2
- Date, Location, Temp/Software: August 2008, Rosignano (Italy), 24°C/PixInsight, Photoshop
M 27. The Dumbbell Nebula (also known as Apple Core Nebula, Messier 27, M 27, or NGC 6853) is a planetary nebula in the constellation Vulpecula, at a distance of about 1227 light-years (Wikipedia).