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


            Insight Observatory
NGC 7293 - The Helix Nebula

NGC 7293 - The Helix Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 995x994

Dates:Oct. 26, 2017

Baader Blue: 1x300" bin 2x2
Baader Green: 1x300" bin 2x2
Baader Luminance: 1x300" bin 1x1
Baader Red: 1x300" bin 2x2

Integration: 0.3 hours

Darks: ~1

Avg. Moon age: 6.11 days

Avg. Moon phase: 36.59%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00 job: 1790690

RA center: 337.332 degrees

DEC center: -20.816 degrees

Pixel scale: 4.791 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 33.542 degrees

Field radius: 0.936 degrees

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: SkyPi Online Observatory


The Helix Nebula, also known as The Helix, NGC 7293, is a large planetary nebula located in the constellation Aquarius.

Imaged by Nolan and Ella.

Imaged on Insight Observatory's Astronomical Telescope for Educational Outreach (ATEO-1).



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NGC 7293 - The Helix Nebula, 


            Insight Observatory