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Thread: M27 revisited

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Sep 2005

    M27 revisited

    Weather has shut me down so I've been revisiting some data from last summer. Here is M27 with its outer shell. I got better color balance this time.


  2. #2
    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    That outer shell is really remarkable in your image. It is interesting how it is not symmetrical or distributed like the overall shape of the nebula.

    Great image!

  3. #3
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    Sep 2005
    Very Very nice photo that outer shell really shows its size and complexity of the Nebula-Outstanding! Clear Skies

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    I have seen other images of this nebula but never with with such detail of the outer shell. It stands as a great reminder of the detail available in long exposures.

    Kind regards

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Aug 2003
    wow! I never suspected all that outer nebulosity

  6. #6
    Very nice! Incredible extensive outer envelope there!

    Is that the scope you gave away :surprised


  7. #7
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Quote Originally Posted by Strongmanmike View Post

    Is that the scope you gave away

    Hi Mike,

    Thanks. Yup, that's the scope I gave away. It did "ok" with an KAF3200 chip but not so good with my KAI11000. The scope had more than one problem; one of which was very asymmetrical flaring off of bright stars -- possible a severe turned down edge. I never could get the supplier to acknowledge anything. Never the less, I think the MakNewt design is the greatest overlooked design for astroimaging. I would like to try one again, but only if I can get a higher quality scope.


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