Dumbbell Nebula

Dumbbell Nebula

Description of object: The planetary nebula M27 found in Vulpecula, is also known as the Dumbbell Nebula.  See Below for a closer view of the nebula.

Image Information: 23:20 July 11, 2003. The images on this pager were created from six sum stacked images each one being a 30 second exposure.  

Moon Illumination:

Telescope and Camera Information: Meade 12in. f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain with an Apogee AP6E CCD Camera.

Dumbbell Nebula Crop