Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Aquarius (Aqr)  ·  Contains:  Helix nebula  ·  NGC 7293
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Helix Nebula background galaxies, 



    
        

            Richard Muhlack
Helix Nebula background galaxies
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Helix Nebula background galaxies

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Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 349084

RA center: 22h 29' 4"

DEC center: -20° 54' 25"

Pixel scale: 2.709 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 156.908 degrees

Field radius: 0.427 degrees


Resolution: 620x361

Locations: Strathalbyn SA, Australia, Strathalbyn, SA, Australia

Description

There are a many background galaxies in the Helix Nebula region. Using a reference image from the CTIO 0.9m telescope, I have identified more than 50 galaxies in my recent image of NGC7293 ( http://www.astrobin.com/115556/)

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Helix Nebula background galaxies, 



    
        

            Richard Muhlack