M57 | Fernando Britto

Fernando Britto
Location of photo
Porto Alegre, Brazil
Date/Time of photo
Nexstar 5i at f/5 with focal reducer and Stellacam II.
This beautiful nebula(named M57) is actually an expanding shell of gas thrown off explosively by a dying star, which is barely visible at the center of the ring. Stack of 17 exposures.Camera settings: 256 frame integrations, gain 50% and gamma set on low.
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