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Photographer:

José J. Chambó Bris

Email:

pepechambo@gmail.com

Location of Photo:

Hoya Redonda, Valencia (Spain)

Date/Time of photo:

Jul 19, 2015 @ 00:42 UT

Equipment:

GSO 8" @ f/3,8 reflector & Canon EOS-100D camera

Description:

The Dumbbell (M 27) is a planetary nebula in the constellation Vulpecula, at a distance of 1,360 light years. This was the first planetary nebula to be discovered, by Charles Messier in 1764. At its brightness of 7.5 magnitude and a diameter of 8 arcmin., it is easily visible in binoculars.

Website:

http://cometografia.es

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