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The Ring Nebula

M 57, RGB

June 12th, 2015

The first image with my new kit!
The Ring Nebula (M57) is a shell of expanding gas surrounding a dying star, known as a planetary nebula.

Telescope: Orion ED80
Mount: ZEQ25gt
Camera: Unmodified Canon T3i
Guide Scope: 70mm F/5.6
Guider: Orion SSAG
Exposure: 1hr. 20min. of 5 & 10min. exposures

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