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28 April 2013

Ring Nebula M57/NGC 6720

What I love the most about this image is that we know that the faint star in the middle of this planetary nebula is actually the white dwarf which remains after the red giant star expelled it's mass. 



OTA: RC8 w/ TS OAG
Guiding: QHY5
Mount: HEQ5 Pro w/ EQMOD
Camera: Atik 16IC
ISO: N/A
Lights: 2x10min
Darks: N/A
Flats: N/A
Bias: N/A
Processing: Nebulosity
Post-processing: Photoshop