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M27 Gallery

M27 is an apparently large Planetary Nebula in the constellation Vulpecula about 1,360 light years apart. Its central star is a white dwarf. The faint outer shells only become visible in long exposed images mainly in the light of OIII and Hα.


  1. M27 (Dumbbell Nebula) - LRGB

  2. M27 (Dumbbell Nebula) - Bicolor

  3. M27 (Dumbbell Nebula) - OIII-Hα