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Observation by Peter Tickner: Messier 76

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Peter Tickner

Observer

Peter Tickner

Observed

2021 Sep 07 - 01:21

Uploaded

2021 Sep 12 - 16:25

Objects

The Butterfly Nebula (M76)

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Constellation

Perseus

Field centre

RA: 01h42m
Dec: +51°35'
Position angle: -174°16'

Field size

0°17' × 0°11'

Equipment
  • ZWO ASI071MC Pro
  • Baader S filter
  • 14inch f/10 LX200ACF SCT
  • OAG
  • EQ8 mount
Location

Urban Berkshire

Target name

M76 - the 'Little Dumbbell' or 'Corkscrew' nebula

Title

Messier 76

About this image

Taken in the early hours of a clear night on 6-7 September using a Baader S band filter which emphasises OII and HAlpha and suppresses the background urban light glow.

Peter

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