The Dumbbell Nebula

Dumbbell Nebula

Other names:NGC 6853, M27
Distance:860 light years
Telescope:GSO RC8 carbon
Field of view:39' x 22'
Cameras:Canon 600D, Canon T3i mono mod
Filters:Baader UV/IR-block
Mount:Celestron AVX
Guiding:ZWO OAG, Lacerta MGen-II
Exposure time:2h 20min
L 52 x 1min
OSC44 x 2min
Sizes 1920 x 1080 | 4440 x 2080
This was planned as a test shot for my newly arrived GSO RC8 carbon. The data show that collimation was a bit off. As it was only a test, I did not shoot any Ha or O-III. This is just a L-OSC combination. As the object is very bright even a short exposure time makes up a good image.