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Observation by Geof Lewis: The outer ring of the Ring Nebula

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Paul Downing, FRAS

Observer

Geof Lewis

Observed

2019 Oct 21 - 22:00

Uploaded

2019 Nov 03 - 16:34

Objects

The Ring Nebula (M57)

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Constellation

Lyra

Field centre

RA: 18h53m
Dec: +33°01'
Position angle: -177°40'

Field size

0°23' × 0°17'

Equipment
  • C14 XLT scope
  • QSI583wsg-5 camera
Exposure

LRGBHa of L = 107 x 120secs; RGB = 45 x 120secs; Ha = 15 x 900secs

Location

Norfolk, UK

Target name

Messier 57

Title

The outer ring of the Ring Nebula

About this image

Geof submitted this interesting image alongside a number of other Messiers he had submitted for inclusion in the Messier gallery.  This particular image stood out from the rest because of the way Geof has brought out the outer ring of the nebula, which is not often seen.

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