M27, The Dumbbell Nebula in Vulpecula

Composite Image from four Data sources

8.2 Meter Subaru Telescope (NAOJ)

Hubble Space Telescope

0.9M Telescope, Brigham Young University

Bill Snyder (some color and outer shell data)

Image Assembly and Processing : Robert Gendler

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Copyright 2012 Robert Gendler, Subaru Telescope (NAOJ),

Michael Joner and David Laney (BYU), Bill Snyder

Based on observations made with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, and obtained from the Hubble Legacy Archive, which is a collaboration between the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI/NASA), the Space Telescope European Coordinating Facility (ST-ECF/ESA) and the Canadian Astronomy Data Centre (CADC/NRC/CSA).