The Dumbbell Nebula (M27) is a planetary nebula with a white dwarf in its center located in the constellation of Vulpecula.
The Dumbbell Nebula (M27) is a planetary nebula with a white dwarf in its center. This object is located in the constellation of Vulpecula and is roughly ~1,350 light years away from Earth. This photo was taken from the Pleasant Pointe Observatory by Will Jackson and Kevin Bartee, and guest astronomer Charles J Gantt.
- Credit: Will Jackson, Kevin Bartee
- Date Captured: Sat, 08/25/2012
- Exposure: 60 minutes
- Telescope: Meade 14" LX200-ACF 3556mm f/10
- Observatory Guests: Charles Gantt