Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Aquarius (Aqr)  ·  Contains:  Helix Nebula  ·  NGC 7293
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Helix Nebula (NGC7293), 



    
        

            Pam Whitfield
Helix Nebula (NGC7293)
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Helix Nebula (NGC7293)

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Helix Nebula (NGC7293), 



    
        

            Pam Whitfield
Helix Nebula (NGC7293)
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Helix Nebula (NGC7293)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific 80mm ED TRIPLET APO

Imaging cameras: Canon 100D/SL1

Mounts: SkyWatcher AZ-EQ5

Focal reducers: Astro-Tech x 0.8 Field Flattener / Reducer

Software: EQMOD Project EQMOD  ·  StarTools  ·  BackyardEOS  ·  Deep Sky Stacker 3.3.4


Dates:Nov. 13, 2015

Frames: 37x30" (18' 30")

Integration: 18' 30"

Avg. Moon age: 1.64 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.02%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3483574

RA center: 22h29m28s

DEC center: -20°4525

Pixel scale: 2.295 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 267.323 degrees

Field radius: 1.468 degrees


Resolution: 3730x2699

Locations: Norris Dam State Park, Clinton, Tennessee, United States

Description

This was down into the light pollution to the south of the park but then I can't see it at all from home, so I can't complain. The gradient removal tool in the software works like magic!

This is cropped quite a bit from the original wide-field image

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Description: After 4 and a bit years it's not difficult to improve on the original processing!

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Helix Nebula (NGC7293), 



    
        

            Pam Whitfield