Dumbbell Nebula is a planetary nebula i.e. remains of a dying star. The red color is hydrogen gas clouds, and the greenish blue color consists of nitrogen and oxygen as well. This nebula is about 1360 light years away and is about a light year wide.
I have taken this image in the past, but, came back to it as I was not happy with my previous work….. (see the second image).
Took this image over about 10.5 hours (Luminance 38 images of 10 minutes each & 9 RGB images each of 10 minutes). This image is also cropped by 20%.
This is the image I took in 2016. Took this image over 10.5 hours (Luminance 39 images of 10 minutes each & 8 RGB images each of 10 minutes).