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M 27, Dumbbell Nebula

Submitted November 20, 2012 by Planewave Instruments

© Chonis, Taylor; Miller, Tom

Object: M27
Dates: September 18,19,26, 2008
Location: The Miller Observatory (Lincoln, NE)
Telescope: PlaneWave Instruments CDK20
Mount: Software Bisque Paramount ME
Camera: SBIG STL-11000M guided by SBIG Remote Guide Head on Astrodon
Exposures: Ha = 8x30min, OIII = 8x30min. Total = 8 hours. Binned 1×1
Processing: The LRGB construction was formed with the following: L =
25% OIII, 75% Ha; R = Ha; G = Avg(Ha,OIII), B = OIII. This is a
variation of the “bicolor” narrowband technique. Data reduction in
CCDSoft and Processing in Adobe PhotoShop CS.