Flintstone Stargazing

August 6, 2008

M27-Dumbbell Nebula on 8/6/08

Filed under: astronomy, Astrophotography, Messier Objects, Observation Journal — Tags: — Ed @ 11:41 pm

With 60s exposures, the central star (the blue dot in the center of the nebula) really stands out. M27 is a great target – it’s not hard to find and it’s easy to see in the eyepiece as well as in the camera. I still think it should be called the Apple Core Nebula though.


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