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Observation by David Hardwick: M57 Ring Nebula

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David Hardwick

Observer

David Hardwick

Observed

2020 Aug 06 - 21:45

Uploaded

2020 Aug 17 - 17:41

Objects

The Ring Nebula (M57)

Equipment
  • Meade 14 inch ACF SCT
  • ASI1600MM (cooled)
  • 2 X Focal Extender
  • LRGB Filters
Exposure

12x30 secs for RGB (2x2bin) 12x30 secs for L (1x1 bin)

Location

Hill Head, Hampshire UK

Target name

M57

Title

M57 Ring Nebula

About this image

First all-round image acquired in new observatory. Image calibration, registering and stacking achieved using self-coded Python application. Final colour processing achieved using Gimp open source package.  Not the best of nights i.e. warm and slightly hazy.

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