Celestial hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Aquarius (Aqr)  ·  Contains:  Helix Nebula  ·  NGC 7293
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Helix Nebula in Bi Colour, 



    
        

            Bruce Graham
Helix Nebula in Bi Colour
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Helix Nebula in Bi Colour

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Helix Nebula in Bi Colour, 



    
        

            Bruce Graham
Helix Nebula in Bi Colour
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Helix Nebula in Bi Colour

Equipment

Acquisition details

Dates:
July 21, 2020
Frames:
50×600(8h 20′)
Integration:
8h 20′
Avg. Moon age:
0.82 days
Avg. Moon phase:
0.77%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3708339

RA center: 22h29m44s.6

DEC center: -20°4912

Pixel scale: 0.751 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 333.516 degrees

Field radius: 0.365 degrees

Resolution: 2680x2252

File size: 4.9 MB

Locations: My Backyard, Bullaburra, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

Decided to use the same data as my previous attempt as I was unhappy with the result. Tossed out the SII data so now around 4 hrs of Ha and 4 hrs of OIII. Once again basic processing in Pixinsight as I am learning this software slowly.

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Description: Started over. Slowly learning as I go. I think this one is better. Perhaps too tightly cropped.

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Helix Nebula in Bi Colour, 



    
        

            Bruce Graham