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Catalogue and alternative designations

M27, NGC6853, Dumbell nebula

Type Planetary Nebula
Position 19 59 36.3, +22 43 16.1
Constellation Vulpecula
Camera and Telescope QSI 583 WSG, 20cm Maksutov Newtonian courtesy Dean Salman
Focal Ratio F4
Exposure Details HaRGB 140:90:90:90 with Astrodon series 2 filters
Description One of the best known and brightest of planetary nebulae, M27 is of apparent magnitude 7.5, dimensions 8.0' x 5.6' and about 1360 light years distant.

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