The Dumbbell Nebula ... Messier 27
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Added July 12, 2018...
The Dumbbell Nebula ... also known as Messier 27 This planetary Nebula found in the constellation of Vulpecula is about 1,360 light-years away. The Dumbbell nebula can be easily seen in binoculars in a dark sky, just above the small constellation of Sagitta. M 27 is best viewed during the summer months and it is locaatged within the 'Summer Trianagle' of the 3 bright stars of Vega, Deneb, and Altair.


The Techy Stuff ... For those who want to know ...
Telescope: Celestron 11" Edge HD at f/7
0.7x Reducer lens
Mount: Celestron CGX



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