Location of Photo:
Perry Hall, Maryland USA
Date/Time of photo:
Dec 15 2015 at 11:14 UTC
C11 SCT, On Axis Guider (ONAG), ATIK 460EX main imaging camera, Lodestar X2 guide camera, Losmandy G11 mount, Astrodon 3nm H-a and O-III narrowband filters, F/6.3 Reducer, Orion Nautilus motorized filter wheel
This image shows Messier 27 also known as the Dumbbell Nebula; I used an C11 SCT, 3nm H-a and O-III narrowband filters and an ONAG (On Axis Guider); the total integration time for this image was 55 minutes including one 15 minute capture and four 10 minute captures. Please note the white puffy cloud like structure beneath the upper red arc shown my image.