M 27, Dumbbell Nebula

Photographer
José J. Chambó Bris
Email
pepechambo@gmail.com
Location of photo
Hoya Redonda, Valencia (Spain)
Date/Time of photo
Jul 19, 2015 @ 00:42 UT
Equipment
GSO 8" @ f/3,8 reflector & Canon EOS-100D camera
Description
The Dumbbell (M 27) is a planetary nebula in the constellation Vulpecula, at a distance of 1,360 light years. This was the first planetary nebula to be discovered, by Charles Messier in 1764. At its brightness of 7.5 magnitude and a diameter of 8 arcmin., it is easily visible in binoculars.
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