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Contains:  Helix nebula, NGC 7293
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Helix Nebula, 


            Ben S Klerk
Helix Nebula

Helix Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 3258x2760

Astronomik Ha 6nm 1.25": 84x600" -30C bin 1x1
Astronomik OIII 1.25" 6nm: 21x600" -30C
ZWO LRGB blue: 46x240" -30C bin 1x1
ZWO LRGB green: 49x240" -30C bin 1x1
ZWO LRGB red: 55x240" -30C bin 1x1

Integration: 27.5 hours job: 2339741

RA center: 22h 29' 39"

DEC center: -20° 49' 44"

Pixel scale: 0.571 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 316.073 degrees

Field radius: 0.339

Locations: Home obs, Katoomba, New South Wales, Australia

Data source: Backyard


The Helix nebula (NGC 7293), is a large planetary nebula located in the constellation Aquarius. The estimated distance is about 700 light-years.



Ben S Klerk
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons

Sky plot

Sky plot


Helix Nebula, 


            Ben S Klerk