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A wide-angle view of the Milky Way in the constellation Vulpecula from Messier 27 to NGC 6823

Object description:

Our mosaic of part of the Milky Way in the constellation Vulpecula is the last of many raw images taken by us at Onjala Lodge between March and October 2019.

In the left image segment is the Dumbbell Nebula, Messier 27, and in the right segment is the emission nebula Sharpless 2-86 with the open star cluster NGC 6823. The mosaic is broken up by other emission nebulae and some dark clouds. The total exposure time was 3.5 hours.

Higher resolution images, taken with longer focal lengths, with corresponding object descriptions of Messier 27 are shown here (Widefield) and hier (Detail) and of the emission nebula Sh 2-86 and NGC 6823 here.

A complete amateur photographic atlas of all Sharpless nebulae by Dean Salman can be found here.

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