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M27 the Dumbbell nebula

M27 Dumbell nebula
Planetary nebula
~1,360 light years distant
Constellation Velpecula
October 2, 2010
Imaged from Ocala, FL
360 sec exposure x9 stacked in DSS (57 minutes) and edited with PS CS5
Sky Watcher 8" SCT
Orion 80mm Shorttube
Orion SSAG
Celestron CG-5 Mount
Canon XSi (unmodded)
PClix "intervalometer"
Atronomik CLS light pollution filter clip for Canon EOS
Thousand Oaks Optical Dew Controller

M27 the Dumbbell nebula