The Ring Nebula Messier 57

The Ring Nebula, Messier 57. Photo taken in late April 2020
M57, known as the Ring Nebula or NGC 6720, is a planetary nebula. Photo taken in late April 2020. Click the image to view full size.

Capture & Processing Details

Skyplot of M57

Frames: 48×120″
Integration: 1.6 hours
Avg. Moon age: 1.26 days
Avg. Moon phase: 1.79%

Astrometry.net job: 3458016
RA center: 18h 53′ 30″
DEC center: +33° 0′ 46″
Pixel scale: 0.718 arcsec/pixel
Orientation: 24.578 degrees
Field radius: 0.491 degrees

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