M57-The Ring Nebula

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M57, NGC6720
Constellation: Lyra - the Lyre (the Harp)
Type: Planetary Nebula
Magnitude: 9
RA:18h53.6m  DEC:+33d02s
Exposure:  LRGB combination of 2 images.
RGB - 1x30 minutes on Fuji Super G 800. 
Luminance - 1x15 minutes on hypered Tech Pan.
Equipment: Prime focus 10" SCT f/10
Processing: Images aligned in Registar.  LRGB processing in Photoshop.  Contrast stretch,
color balance, saturation adjusted in Photoshop.

Notes:  None.

Locator Chart

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Chart copyright Steven Tuma and Dean Williams - Deepsky 2002

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