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Image of the Month - June 2016

June 2016





30/June/2016 - 02:30 GMT

Liverpool Telescope

Castell Alun High School

June's image of the month is one of our favourites - Messier 27, or the Dumbbell Nebula. This is one of the best Planetary Nebulae to observe on the NSO as it almost fills the field of view (how much of the sky the camera can fit into one image) of the CCD camera, IO:O, therefore providing a spectacular image with vast detail. This image was produced by combining an observation in the B, V and R- bands using our 3-colour image tool.

Download LTImage observations: 11062J000.hfit, 11062J001.hfit, and 11062J002.hfit,
Full size jpeg of M27