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Observation by Martina McGovern: M27 Dumbbell nebula

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Martina McGovern

Observer

Martina McGovern

Observed

2020 Aug 21 - 22:42

Uploaded

2020 Oct 01 - 17:46

Objects

M27

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Constellation

Vulpecula

Field centre

RA: 19h59m
Dec: +22°42'
Position angle: +81°08'

Field size

0°31' × 0°21'

Equipment
  • Celestron Edge HD 8” SCT, SkyWatcher HEQ5 PRO
  • ZWO ASI294MC Pro, main camera
  • ZWO ASIAir Pro, ZWO EAF (Electronic Automatic Focuser) & Dual-Speed 2-inch Crayford Focuser for SCT’s
  • ZWO 60mm Guide scope, ZWO ASI120MM mini, Guide camera
Exposure

Approx only 1hr of data; 120s x 28, no filters + Darks, Flats & Dark flats. Gain 225, Camera TEC Temp -15C

Location

Near Cambridge city UK, Bortle approx 4

Target name

M27 Dumbbell nebula

Title

M27 Dumbbell nebula

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Software: Deep sky stacker then Pixinsight with final tweak in Topaz DeNoise AI.

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