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2023 10 01 M27 Dumbbell FINAL

2023 10 01 M27 Dumbbell FINAL

Composite image from a multi-night project. L-Ult data taken from Bortle 9 for the nebula, LP data taken from Bortle 4 for the natural star colors. Thanks for looking, Clear Skies!

Imaging telescope / lens
TS Optics Apochromatic 90/600 mm TS APO 90/600

Imaging camera
ZWO Optical 533 MC Pro (CMOS)

Equatorial Sky-Watcher EQ6-R Pro

Guiding telescope / lens
ZWO Optical Refractor 30mm/120 mm ZWO 30F4 Miniscope

Guiding camera
ZWO Optical ZWO ASI120 Mini (CMOS)

Baader Planetarium Light pollution Moon and Skyglow Neodymium 2.00"
Optolong Multi-Narrowband L-Ultimate 2.00"

Field flattener HoTech SCA Field Flattener 2" 2.00"

Processed with
GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program)
DSS (DeepSkyStacker)
PixInsight (Pleiades Astrophoto) 1.8

Lights (filter Multi-Narrowband)80 x 300 sec
Lights (filter Light pollution)70 x 120 sec
Total lights integration time9:00 hours

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