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Contains:  Helix nebula, NGC 7293, The star υAqr
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Helix Nebula (Morocco - Atlas Mountains), 


            Paul Muskee
Helix Nebula (Morocco - Atlas Mountains)

Helix Nebula (Morocco - Atlas Mountains)

Technical card

Resolution: 4581x3474

Dates:July 4, 2019

Frames:Baader UV-IR-CUT Filter: 50x300" (gain: 1.00) -17C bin 1x1

Integration: 4.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.91 days

Avg. Moon phase: 4.06%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.00

Mean SQM: 21.60 job: 2792909

RA center: 22h 30' 43"

DEC center: -20° 43' 51"

Pixel scale: 2.022 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 358.410 degrees

Field radius: 1.615

Locations: Atlas Mountains, Tagherat Anekrim, Agadir-Ida-Ou Tanane Province, Morocco

Data source: Traveller


Helix Nebula taken from the Atlas Mountains.

Not so many data since I used this object to fill some gaps in time which otherwise would go unused.

With many thanks to Hans Hoogkamer and his wife Janina for providing me with his excellent telescope, food, a stay and much more!



Paul Muskee
License: None (All rights reserved)

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Helix Nebula (Morocco - Atlas Mountains), 


            Paul Muskee