Object name: M57 Ring nebula
Popular name: Ring nebula
Object type: Planetary Nebula
Magnitude: 9.7
Size: 3 2.4
Position angle: 5
Classification: PN
Apparent RA: 18 53 35.1 Apparent Dec: +33 01 47
Constellation: Lyra

Yet another test on M57. Better stars with time, but still problems in DEC guiding - had to discard too many frames for my liking. Tried tightening the belt drive mod and having another go tonight.... if that fails, it is back to gears on the DEC drive.

Captured in artemis capture, calibrated in ImageViewCa and stacked in Maxim. Tweaked in photoshop

This image was autoguided using my 400mm focal length refractor and my black and white SC1 webcam.

Current Imaging equipment configuration

Exposure Details :

Coma Corrector 28x60s on 200mm @ F5 with ART285

Curdridge Observatory, Southampton,UK