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Messier 27

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Post by mariosi » Tue Oct 22, 2019 3:17 pm

Messier 27 in low power

The Dumbbell Nebula (also known as Apple Core Nebula, Messier 27, M 27, or NGC 6853) is a planetary nebula in the constellation Vulpecula, at a distance of about 1,360 light-years.
This object was the first planetary nebula to be discovered; by Charles Messier in 1764. At its brightness of visual magnitude 7.5 and its diameter of about 8 arcminutes (Wikipedia).

Right ascension 19h 59m 36.340s
Declination +22° 43′ 16.09″
Distance 1360+160−212 ly (417+49−65 pc)ly
Apparent magnitude (V)7.5
Apparent dimensions (V)8′.0 × 5′.6
Constellation Vulpecula

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Post by Bigzmey » Tue Oct 22, 2019 6:28 pm

Well done Marios!
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Post by Don Quixote » Tue Oct 22, 2019 10:21 pm

Very nice Mariosi.
You gave depicted the translucent appearance of the nebula very well.
Thank you.
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Post by 10538 » Tue Oct 22, 2019 11:49 pm

Very nice capture of Messier 27! One of my favorite Messiers to sketch or just to view in my scopes. Nice work Marios. :text-thankyoublue:
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Post by Thefatkitty » Tue Oct 22, 2019 11:53 pm

That is really nice, thanks for posting that! :D

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