M27, the Dumbbell Nebula in Vulpecula

Target Type R. A. Dec. Constellation Magnitude Size M27 (NGC 6853) Planetary Nebula 19h 59m 36s +22° 43′ 01″ Vulpecula +7.1 8.0×5.7 arcmins Overview There is only one Messier object in the tiny, faint (it’s brightest stars are fainter than magnitude 4) constellation of Vulpecula, but it is a beauty! Messier himself discovered this planetary […]

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