Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Aquarius (Aqr)  ·  Contains:  Helix Nebula  ·  NGC 7293
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The Helix nebula NGC7293, 



    
        

            Greg McKay
The Helix nebula NGC7293
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The Helix nebula NGC7293

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The Helix nebula NGC7293, 



    
        

            Greg McKay
The Helix nebula NGC7293
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The Helix nebula NGC7293

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Explore Scientific ED152 CF APO
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI2600mm Pro
Mounts
Celestron CGX
Filters
Chroma Blue 36mm · Chroma Green 36mm · ChromaRed36mm · ChromaTechnologyChroma OIII 3nm 36mm · ChromaTechnologyChroma Ha 3nm 36mm
Accessories
TS optics Flat2 1.0x
Software
PixInsight · Nighttime Imaging ‘N’ Astronomy · PHD2
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Astromania 70mm Guidescope
Guiding Cameras
Orion StarShoot AutoGuider

Acquisition details

Dates:
Sept. 3, 2021 ·  Sept. 4, 2021
Frames:
Chroma Technology Chroma Ha 3nm 36mm: 18x600" (3h) (gain: 100.00) 0C bin 1x1
Chroma Technology Chroma OIII 3nm 36mm: 18x600" (3h) (gain: 100.00) 0C bin 1x1
Chroma Blue 36mm: 30x120" (1h) (gain: 100.00) 0C bin 1x1
Chroma Green 36mm: 30x120" (1h) (gain: 100.00) 0C bin 1x1
Chroma Red 36mm: 30x120" (1h) (gain: 100.00) 0C bin 1x1
Integration:
9h
Darks:
20
Flats:
20
Flat darks:
20
Avg. Moon age:
26.46 days
Avg. Moon phase:
10.50%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
4.00
Mean SQM:
20.09
Temperature:
31.60

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 5008646

RA center: 22h29m42s.2

DEC center: -20°4930

Pixel scale: 0.636 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 91.406 degrees

Field radius: 0.621 degrees

Resolution: 5880x3840

Data source: Traveller

Description

09/03_04/2021 First light with all new gear. Explore Scientific ED152CF f8 - 1216mm F.L. ZWO ASI2600mm Pro Chroma LRGB & 3nm Ha & OIII filters. 30x 120sec ea. RGB = 3 hours 18x 600sec Ha = 3 hours 18x 600sec OIII = 3 hours Total Integration Time = 9 hours Edited in PixInsight, tweaked in PhotoShopCC. Taken from Nelson's Landing, NV @ 795' SQL Reading 20.09 - 89°f

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The Helix nebula NGC7293, 



    
        

            Greg McKay