M27 the Dumbell Nebula in Vulpecula



M27 the Dumbell Nebula with an ASA N8 20cm f2.75 astrograph and modified Canon 350D

6 x 10 minute exposures on May 28, 2009 @ 800 ISO. Compare this view with the images below, FL was 955mm compared to 570mm with the Keller corrector.
This image was made with a modified Canon 40D, and a 20-cm (8") ASA Astrograph @ f/4.8 using a Televue Paracorr. SQM reading was 20.7.

NGC6888 with an ASA N8 20cm f2.75 astrograph and modified Canon 40D

This is a 100% crop from the above image, click on it to see the full frame in full resolution. The alignment of the Paracorr was not perfect yet.

M27 the Dumbell Nebula with an ASA N8 20cm f2.75 astrograph and modified Canon 350D

15 x 2 minute exposures on May 17, 2007 at 1600 ISO.
Although it was still quite low in the sky, I couldn't resist imaging it before the summer brings the grey nights here at 53 North.
This image was made with a modified Canon 350D, and a 20-cm (8") f/2.75 ASA Astrograph.

M27 the Dumbell Nebula with an ASA N8 20cm f2.75 astrograph and modified Canon 350D

This is a 100% crop from the above image