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



    
        

            Andrew Dallow
The Helix Nebula
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The Helix Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher 300mm F/5 Newtonian Reflector

Imaging cameras: SBIG ST-2000XM

Mounts: NEQ6 Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher 300mm F/5 Newtonian Reflector

Guiding cameras: SBIG ST-2000XM

Software: Maxim DL  ·  FocusMax

Filters: Baader Planetarium CCD - LRGB 1.25"

Accessory: SBIG CFW8 filter wheel  ·  Moonlite Focuser Electric


Dates:Aug. 3, 2011

Frames: 8x600" (1h 20')

Integration: 1h 20'

Avg. Moon age: 4.14 days

Avg. Moon phase: 18.17%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 156715

RA center: 22h29m44s.6

DEC center: -20°5020

Pixel scale: 1.017 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 172.247 degrees

Field radius: 0.247 degrees


Resolution: 620x472

Locations: Home, Darfield, Canterbury, New Zealand

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The Helix Nebula, 



    
        

            Andrew Dallow