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Contains:  Helix nebula, NGC 7293
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NGC 7293 Helix HaGB, 


            Alvaro Fornas
NGC 7293 Helix HaGB
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NGC 7293 Helix HaGB

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses:Planewave Instruments CDK 16"

Imaging cameras:Sbig STXL 11002

Mounts:Paramount MX

Software:Maxim DLPhotoshopPixInsightStar Tools Startools 1.3

Dates:Oct. 10, 2014

Frames: 10x1800" bin 0x0

Integration: 5.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 17.00 days

Avg. Moon phase: 94.46%

Basic astrometry details job: 403728

RA center: 22h 29' 37"

DEC center: -20° 49' 37"

Orientation: 96.354 degrees

Field radius: 0.386 degrees

Resolution: 3627x2427

Locations: CAAT, Aras de los Olmos, Valencia, Spain


I've only processed the data acquired by some mates at CAAT observatory. Not too much data, 8 Ha exposures, 1 blue and 3 green



Alvaro Fornas
License: Attribution Creative Commons


  • NGC 7293 Helix HaGB, 


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    NGC 7293 Helix HaGB, 


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NGC 7293 Helix HaGB, 


            Alvaro Fornas