The Ring Nebula

posted: 3008 days ago, on Wednesday, 2009 Aug 26 at 07:37
tags: astronomy, astrophotography, deep sky, Oleg Toumilovitch, Waterberg Planetary Festival.

Wide-field view around the Ring Nebula (blue dot, left of centre). The bright star at left is beta Lyrae, and the right-most luminary is gamma Lyrae. The image is 2 across

Contributor: Oleg Toumilovitch

Equipment: Canon ESO 350, modified 400mm Sigma lens, piggybacked on an 8-inch Cassegrain and guided with the Foton AstroCam.
Date: 2009 August.

nothing more to see. please move along.