M76 (NGC 650)

Type Location r.a. dec. Size Magnitude Distance
Planetary Nebula Perseus 01h42.4 +51°34' 1' 10 2.5 Kly (estimate)

The Little Dumbbell Nebula, also known as Messier 76, NGC 650/651, the Barbell Nebula, or the Cork Nebula, is a planetary nebula in the constellation Perseus.
The central star is mag. 17

M76 - NGC 650 - planetary nebula

M76 detail:

M76 - NGC 650 - planetary nebula detail

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Date Telescope Binning Exp Time (s) Special processing Notes
Oct 5, 2002 Centurion
L 1:1
RGB 2:1
L 4x300
R,G,B 300
Virtual pixel, LRGB, Max Entropy, DDP Image sampling: .7"/pixel