Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Aquarius (Aqr)  ·  Contains:  Helix Nebula  ·  NGC 7293
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Helix in Ha, 



    
        

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Helix in Ha

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Helix in Ha, 



    
        

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Helix in Ha

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi TOA-150

Imaging cameras: Moravian Instruments G2-4000

Mounts: Paramount MX+

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Takahashi TOA-150

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Loadestar X2

Software: TheSkyX Pro  ·  Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight

Filters: ASTRONOMIK Ha 6nm

Accessory: Innovations Foresight ONAG SC  ·  FLI Atlas Focuser  ·  TAKAHASHI TOA-67 Flattener


Dates:Oct. 22, 2019

Frames: 55x1800" (27h 30')

Integration: 27h 30'

Avg. Moon age: 23.18 days

Avg. Moon phase: 39.09%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4366661

RA center: 22h 29' 35"

DEC center: -20° 49' 37"

Pixel scale: 0.691 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.619 degrees

Field radius: 0.467 degrees


Resolution: 3972x2821

Data source: Backyard

Description

Long exposure to bring out detail in the outer regions of the nebula. Data collected over 2 weeks

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Description: Re processed using Starnet, with stars added back at end of processing

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Helix in Ha, 



    
        

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