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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

28 Jun 2009

Details:
Night of:Sunday June 28, 2009
Site:Rancho Santa Margarita
Local Time:11:50 AM | Jun 28, 2009
Altitude:60
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:Orion Starshoot DSI2
f/ratio:f/3.3
Pixel Scale:2.08 arcsec
Image Size:765 x 573 pixels (0.4 MP)
26.5' x 19.9'
Exposure:30 sec
Stacked Frames:9
Total Integration:5 minutes
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