M27 - NGC 6863 (Dumbbell Nebula)                           (image is reduced-size crop | other sizes:  medium ,,large)

Distance:  1,360 light years

Telescope Takahashi TOA-130F @ f/7.7
Mount Takahashi EM200 Temma II
Camera QSI 690wsg @ -15C
Filters Astrodon Tru-Balance I-Series LRGB Gen 2
Guider SX Lodestar
Settings 6x10min L, 4x10min Ha (bin1x1); 2x5min ea RGB (bin2x2); AstroArt5, PI, CS4 (slightly cropped, 10xdarks/flats/fdarks/bias)

28 October 2021 - Las Cruces, NM

Published in All About Space Magazine, Issue 90, Jan 2022.

This image is LHaRGB, where Ha was used in combination with Luminance and Ha:R (80:20) was used for the Red channel.

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