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Observation by Peter Tickner: M57

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Peter Tickner

Observer

Peter Tickner

Observed

2019 Apr 11 - 01:30

Uploaded

2019 Apr 15 - 09:18

Objects

The Ring Nebula (M57)

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Constellation

Lyra

Field centre

RA: 18h53m
Dec: +33°01'
Position angle: -7°49'

Field size

0°10' × 0°08'

Equipment
  • Atik 460EX mono CCD
  • 14inch LX200 SCT at f/10
  • EQ8 mount
  • Lodestar X2 off-axis guiding
Location

Urban Berkshire

Target name

M57 - the Ring Nebula

Title

M57

About this image

This is an unusual view of M57 as I have combined LRGB data captured on one night with Hydrogen Alpha data captured over four separate nights in long exposures (ten minutes and fifteen minutes per exposure) to capture the outer shells of the nebula that are not often seen.

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