We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.

— Oscar Wilde

Dumbbell Nebula

 Dumbbell Nebula

The Dumbbell Nebula, also known as Messier 27 (M27), is a bright, large planetary planetary nebula located in Vulpecula constellation, at a distance of 1,360 light years from Earth. It is sometimes also called the Apple Core Nebula or Diablo Nebula. The nebula has the designation NGC 6853 in the New General Catalogue. It was the first planetary nebula to be discovered. Charles Messier included it as M27 in his catalogue in 1764.
Source: http://www.constellation-guide.com/dumbbell-nebula-messier-27/
Ha -12hr as R OIII -06hr as G and B

Beautiful

Who needs a dark sky when you have the ability to bring out the details! And have the time to spend hours imaging....Really nice image Kuky.

LOVIN THIS IMAGE!

LOVIN THIS IMAGE!

Dark Skies?

Will make a HUGE difference
This is 18hrs exposure!
..anyway Thx a LOT guys
I like it too -;)