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


            Christian van den Berge
Helix Nebula with DSLR
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: APM 107/700

Imaging cameras: Nikon D7000

Mounts: Fornax 51

Guiding cameras: Lacerta MGEN

Focal reducers: APM Riccardi 0.75x

Software: Pixinsight 1.8

Dates:July 17, 2015

Frames: 22x600"

Integration: 3.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.37 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.10%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 733981

RA center: 22h 29' 42"

DEC center: -20° 49' 44"

Pixel scale: 1.882 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -97.797 degrees

Field radius: 0.505 degrees

Resolution: 620x583

Locations: Kiripotib, Dordabis, Namibia


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Helix Nebula with DSLR, 


            Christian van den Berge