Messier 27

Messier 27 – The Dumbell Nebula

Messier 27
Messier 27 – The Dumbell Nebula
By Mariano Gibaja

Object Name: M 27 – NGC 6853
Object Type: Planetary nebula. Constellation Vulpecula. Position 20h 00m
+22º 43′
Location: Bonilla (Cuenca) SPAIN
Date: 15-May-2010
Medium used: Graphite pencil, white paper. Photoshop:inverted
Equipment used: SCT 8″ 36mm (Hyperion Aspheric) 56X

It is the first planetary nebula observed by Messier. It lies about 1050
light years away in the constellation Vulpecula and is the most easy and
affordable to all telescopes.


One thought on “Messier 27 – The Dumbell Nebula”

  1. Mariano,

    Your sketch of the bright planetary looks great hanging in that star studded part of the night sky.

    Frank 🙂

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