NGC 6720 (M57) Lyr 2.5

August 10, 2002

This is a combination of 12 images, each of 480 seconds The images were taken with a Pictor 1616 attached to an Meade 10" F/6.772 telescope. A Pictor 201XT was attached to an ETX for guiding. Each of the images was corrected with a dark frame and a flat field.

The images were taken through Red, Green, and Blue filters, then combined for this black and white image. The result was enhanced to show IC 1296 above and to the right of M57

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Last updated: August 15, 2002