M27

Teaser:
M27, or the Dumbbell Nebula, is a planetary nebula which lies around 1,360 light year away.
Priority:
Interesting
Month:
May
RA (J2000):
19:59:36.3
Dec (J2000):
+22:43:16
Image:
Observing tips:
BVR - 60s each filter with the 1m telescope
Description:

Why not take BV and R images of this galaxy and create a colour image to put up in your classroom? Instructions on how to do this can be found here.

Dates visible:
May 1 2017 - May 31 2017