Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Aquarius (Aqr)  ·  Contains:  Helix nebula  ·  NGC 7293
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The Helix Nebula, NGC 7293, Caldwell 63, 



    
        

            Steven Bellavia
The Helix Nebula, NGC 7293, Caldwell 63
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The Helix Nebula, NGC 7293, Caldwell 63

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The Helix Nebula, NGC 7293, Caldwell 63, 



    
        

            Steven Bellavia
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The Helix Nebula, NGC 7293, Caldwell 63

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Home built 6-inch f/4 Newt

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS SL1

Mounts: Celestron AVX Mount

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Agena Astro 50mm f/3.9 Guidescope

Guiding cameras: ASI224MC

Software: IDEIKI AstroPhotography Tool (APT)  ·  Stark Labs Nebulosity 4.2  ·  Digital Photo Professional  ·  PHD2 Guiding

Accessory: Baader Mark-III MPCC Coma Corrector


Dates:Aug. 30, 2016

Frames: 18x300" ISO1600

Integration: 1.5 hours

Darks: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 27.69 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.78%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00

Temperature: 20.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1816813

RA center: 22h 29' 39"

DEC center: -20° 50' 13"

Pixel scale: 2.112 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 358.602 degrees

Field radius: 1.064 degrees


Resolution: 3018x2012

Data source: Traveller

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The Helix Nebula, NGC 7293, Caldwell 63, 



    
        

            Steven Bellavia