DSS Image of Dumbbell Nebula (ground-based image)

Close up of M27, The Dumbbell Nebula, as taken by the Digitized Sky Survey.

Credit:

Digitized Sky Survey (DSS)

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo0306e
Type:Observation
Release date:10 February 2003, 15:00
Size:600 x 600 px

About the Object

Name:Dumbbell Nebula, IRAS 19574+2234, M 27, Messier 27, NGC 6853
Type:• Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Planetary
Distance:1200 light years
Constellation:Vulpecula

Image Formats

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Coordinates

Position (RA):19 59 36.21
Position (Dec):22° 43' 1.37"
Field of view:14.98 x 14.98 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.9° right of vertical

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
DSS
Optical
R
DSS

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