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Dumbbell Nebula
M27 | Messier 27 | NGC 6853
This planetary nebula is the remains of the outer shell of the white dwarf at its center. The explosion was about 10,000 years ago.


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28 Jun 2009
Details:
Night of:Thursday September 28, 2017
Site:Laguna Niguel
Local Time:10:00 AM | Sep 28, 2017
Altitude:65
RA:19h 59m 36s
Declination:+22d 43'
Distance:1,360 light years
Magnitude:+7.5 mV
Size:8.0' x 5.6'
Camera Settings:
Telescope:9.25-SCT
Camera:Celestron NightScape
f/ratio:f6.3
Pixel Scale:1.45 arcsec
Image Size:905 x 693 pixels (0.6 MP)
21.9' x 16.7'
Exposure:30 sec
Stacked Frames:44
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