Basic object information

Object name: M 27
Popular name: Dumbbell Nebula
Object type: Planetary nebula
Magnitude: 7.4
Size: 6.7'

Magnitude of central star: 14.1
Object classification: 3(2)
Description: !!vB,vL,bi-N,IE,Dumbbell Neb
Notes: PK60-3.1;Lord Rosse drew 18* invl

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 19h 59m 36.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +22 43' 00"

Constellation: Vulpecula

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Tähtikallio, Artjärvi, Finland
Date/Time: 22/23.9.2006 1:35

Telescope: Schmidt-Cassegrain 406/4064 mm

Magn: 308x


Field: 13'

NE Lim.mag: 6.4

Background sky: 3

Seeing: 3

Visuality: I

Height: 30

Weather: +10C

A hurried sketch of Dumbbel Nebula at 16" Meade LX 200 GPS on the wet paper. I think the awful sketch tells everything...