M57, The Ring Nebula

 

M57

Object:
M57, The Ring Nebula in Lyra
Coordinates:
RA = 18h 53m 35s, DEC = +33 01' 45"
Telescope:
Meade 10" f/8 ACF
Mount:
Losmandy G11 German Equatorial
Guide Scope:
Stellarvue S80/9D refractor supported by a Robin Casady TGAD (Tandem Guidescope Aiming Device)
Guide Camera:
Orion StarShoot AutoGuider with PHD guiding software
Imaging Camera:
QSI-583ws
Filters/Exposures:
Astrodon LRGB filters, ten 1-min exposures each filter, stacked/color combined in MaximDL and tweeked in Photoshop.
Shooting Location:
Virginia Beach, VA
Date/Time:
01 April 2014
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