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M27 - 24.8.2015 at 00.25 Kangasala Observation number 41436

Visibility IV / V

The M27 has to be shot every year, now on the Olympus Pen.

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Additional information
  • Observation target
    • Deep space object
  • Designation
    • M27
    • Näyttävä
  • Constellation
    • Sagitta
  • Brightness in magnitudes
    • 7.5
  • Weather
    • Erittäin kaunis ja kirkas tähtitaivas.
  • Darkness
    • Good
  • Seeing
    • Excellent
  • Limiting magnitude
    • 6
  • Nebulae
    • Planetary nebula info

      Planetary nebula is the remnant of a death star. It could be ring-shaped, disc-like or spread out rather irregularly.

      With the exception of some nearest objects planetary nebulae have a small apparent diameter and they need a rather big instrument to be visible.


      Planetary nebula M27 aka The Dumbbell Nebula in Vulpecula. Image Juha Parvio.


      M76 aka The Little Dumbbell Nebula in Perseus. Image Rauno Päivinen.

Technical information

SW ED80 + Olympus Pen E-PM2 + WO 0.8 Reducer + EQ6. 5x30 s ISO800 DSS.

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