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M27 08-July-1989

C8 working at f10, Hypered TP2415, 40 minutes, 5 min D19 dev.
Light travel time: 1250 years
The gas in M27 shines by flourescence radiation activated by radiation form the 13th-magnitude central star. With a surface temperature of about 85000 K the central star surface is almost 15 times hotter than the surface of the sun (5800 K).

M27 at The NGC Catalog Online

Author e-mail: webweichel@gmail.com

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