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

Third test shot on M57, this time I am happy that the bugs in the guiding have been ironed out... the guiding is working ok now (for an LXD55!!) on a series of shorter exposures, next up, some longer exposures.

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 40x38s on 200mm @ F5 with ART285

Curdridge Observatory, Southampton,UK