M27 (NGC 6853) Dumbbell nebula

Type Location r.a. dec. Size Magnitude Distance
Planetary nebula Vulpecula 19h59.6 22°43' 6' 7.4 1360 ly

The Dumbbell Nebula (also known as Apple Core Nebula, Messier 27, M 27, or NGC 6853) is a planetary nebula in the constellation Vulpecula, at a distance of about 1,360 light years.

The central star magnitude is 14.


There is a face on this picture :

Face on M27

H-Alpha image

M27 H-alpha

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