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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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All Images of Dumbbell Nebula
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24 Sep 2017

16 Jul 2015

12 Jul 2015

11 Sep 2010

28 Jun 2009

28 Jun 2009

Details:
Night of:Sunday July 12, 2015
Site:Laguna Niguel
Local Time:11:30 PM | Jul 12, 2015
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 8300
f/ratio:f/6.3
Pixel Scale:0.83 arcsec
Image Size:812 x 660 pixels (0.5 MP)
11.2' x 9.1'
Exposure:15 sec
Stacked Frames:8
Total Integration:2 minutes
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