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Contains:  Helix nebula, NGC 7293
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NGC 7293 Helix Nebula, 


NGC 7293 Helix Nebula

NGC 7293 Helix Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 3126x2044

Dates:Aug. 22, 2017

Frames:Astronomik CLS-CCD Clip Filter: 21x120" ISO1600

Integration: 0.7 hours

Darks: ~10

Bias: ~17

Avg. Moon age: 0.79 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.70%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00 job: 1699185

RA center: 337.426 degrees

DEC center: -20.846 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.160 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 2.613 degrees

Field radius: 1.120 degrees

Locations: Gurnigel 1608m, Bern, BE, Switzerland


It was on top of my shooting list: the Helix Nebula

The night started very good. But I had to wait for the Helix Nebula because it is very very low...
Unfortunately clouds arrived quickly so I had to stop shooting...

Hope for this night again... forecast looks good... like today.... :-(

f/5.6, 2x drizzled, resized to original resolution


License: None (All rights reserved)

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NGC 7293 Helix Nebula,