Messier 27, Dumbbell Nebula

Messier 27 is a planetary nebula in the constellation Vulpecula at a distance of about 1,360 light years, discovered by Charles Messier in 1764. The brightness of Messier 27 is magnitude 7.5 and its diameter is about 8 arcminutes.

Image details:
Telescope: TS 90/600 triplet with 2.5" TS flattener
Mount: Skywatcher AZ-EQ-GT
Camera: Atik one 6.0
Exposure: 56 * 300sec with Baader L filter, 8 * 300sec RGB, 45 * 300sec Ha Baader 7nm
Software: PixInsight, PS
Calibrationfiles: Dark:No, Bias:Yes (masterbias), Flat:Yes

 
(c) All photos by Ruud de Vries