Contains: Helix nebula, NGC 7293
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NGC7293 Helix Nebula

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Imaging telescope or lens: Celestron Evolution 8

Imaging camera: Atik Infinity Colour

Mount: Celestron Evolution 8

Guiding telescope or lens: Celestron Evolution 8

Guiding camera: Celestron StarSense

Focal reducer: Celestron reducer, f/6.3

Software: Atik Infinity Infinity

Accessory: Celestron StarSense AutoAlign

Resolution: 1392x1040

Dates: Sept. 12, 2017

Frames: 25x45"

Integration: 0.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 21.31 days

Avg. Moon phase: 58.90%

Astrometry.net job: 1726713

RA center: 337.452 degrees

DEC center: -20.871 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.356 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 190.288 degrees

Field radius: 0.327 degrees

Locations: Home - Clarkton , Clarkton, NC, United States

Description

Not the best image, but serviceable. I may enhance this with StarTools if I can come up with an image I like better than the original (my first attempt looked too "coarse").

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Amy G Padgett
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NGC7293 Helix Nebula, Amy G Padgett

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