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M27, Dumbbell Nebula, from near Rodeo, New Mexico

M27, Dumbbell Nebula, NGC6853


Date: October 25, 2008

Telescope: Celestron 11 XLT, f/5, CGE mount

Camera: Starlight Xpress SXV-H9C

Exposure: 18 4-min subframes (72 min total) guided with Meade DSI pro and piggybacked Meade DSX-90 at f/13.8 using PHD Guiding.

Comments: Baader UV/IR cut filter, dark skies near Rodeo, New Mexico.




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