M27 – Dumbbell Nebulae | Judd Isbell

Photographer
Judd Isbell
Email
juddisbell@sbcglobal.net
Location of photo
Hanna City, IL.
Date/Time of photo
08/31/07 23:00
Equipment
8" Orion SkyView Pro f/4.9, Camera-Meade DSI,AutoStar Envisage, Adobe Photoshop 7
Description
Messier 27 - The Dumbbell Nebulae in the constellation Vulpecula, was the first planetary nebulae ever discovered. This planetary nebulae has a magnitude of 7.4 and is located 1,300 light years from earth. The collapsed central star is clearly visible in the center of the nebulae and has a bluish white appearance.