Astrophotography by Philipp Salzgeber

 

 

Philipp
Salzgeber

Wolfurt / Austria

M27

M27, The Dumbbell Nebula © Philipp Salzgeber

One of the brightest planetary nebulae, M27 is also called the dumbbell nebula (in german: Hantelnebel).
To the human eye the pink and bluish colors are invisible. Under good observing conditions you may be able to distinguish its greenish hue from OIII emission.


Telescope:
Vixen R130S, 5.1" Newton Telescope on Super Polaris GEM
Camera
Nikon FM2
Film:
Kodak Supra 400
Exposure:
25 min. @ f/5.5
Date:
2002/06/16
Remarks:
I used my Nikon Coolpix 4500 digital camera together with the slide-copy adaptor to digitize this image.
 


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