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

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NGC7293 Helix Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 70Da

Mounts: SkyWatcher Star Adventurer

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion Mini 50mm Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: Lacerta MGEN 2

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight  ·  Adobe Lightroom

Filters: Astronomik CLS-CCD Clip Filter


Dates:Aug. 25, 2017

Frames:Astronomik CLS-CCD Clip Filter: 81x120" ISO1600

Integration: 2.7 hours

Darks: ~27

Bias: ~44

Avg. Moon age: 3.84 days

Avg. Moon phase: 15.75%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3476682

RA center: 22h 29' 41"

DEC center: -20° 50' 56"

Pixel scale: 2.156 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 2.662 degrees

Field radius: 1.103 degrees


Resolution: 3044x2072

Locations: Gurnigel 1608m, Bern, BE, Switzerland

Description

I got more lights :-)
It looks very very similar to M57 regarding shape and colors. Very interesting...

2x drizzled and resized to original resolution. Includes the lights from the first session.

f/5.6

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    Original
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    B
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    C

B

Description: 2x drizzled, resampled (PixInsight) to original resolution, reprocessed

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C

Description: less light for better structures

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