Messier 27, The Dumbbell Nebula

Taken by: Tony Cellini

Date: 07/01/2010

Exposure: Ha - 60 min, RGB - 15 min

Description: This is Messier 27, The Dumbbell Nebula. Located in the constellation Vulpecula (the "little fox") it is a favorite object in the summer skies due to is brightness, large size and recognizable shape. This image was acquired with an AstroTech AT106LE refractor and SBIG ST-8300M CCD camera.

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