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Planetary Nebula
M76 | Messier 76 | NGC 650
Considered by some the faintest Messier object, this planetary nebula is also called the Barbell Nebula. Cross referenced as both NGC 650 and 651. The central star is 15.9 mV.

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All Images of Planetary Nebula
24 Nov 2017

Night of:Friday November 24, 2017
Site:Laguna Niguel
Local Time:8:30 PM | Nov 24, 2017
RA:01h 42m 24s
Declination:+51d 34' 31"
Distance:2,500 light years
Magnitude:+10.1 mV
Size:2.7' x 1.8'
Camera Settings:
Camera:Celestron NightScape + f/6.3 Reducer
Pixel Scale:1.45 arcsec
Image Size:1097 x 797 pixels (0.9 MP)
26.5' x 19.3'
Exposure:60 sec
Stacked Frames:31
Total Integration:31 minutes
Shot Info:autoguiding
Post Processing:processed with flats
stacked with AstroArt
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