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Contains:  Helix nebula, NGC 7293
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Helix Nebula LRGB, 





    
        

            Jeff
Helix Nebula LRGB

Helix Nebula LRGB

Technical card

Resolution: 4800x3600

Dates:Sept. 19, 2018Sept. 1, 2019

Frames:
Orion Luminance 1.25": 65x300"
OSC Camera: 20x300"

Integration: 7.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 6.03 days

Avg. Moon phase: 39.80%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Astrometry.net job: 2985699

RA center: 337.412 degrees

DEC center: -20.843 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.575 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.094 degrees

Field radius: 0.479 degrees

Data source: Backyard

Description

My attempt at imaging the Helix planetary nebula in Aquarius.
Not sure I can see a helix in there ... maybe the "Eye of God" title suits better.

Reprocessed Sept 2018 RGB data from my dearly departed ASI183 OSC. The RGB was quite niosy from only 1.7 hours of data. But LRGB blending in some Luminance data seems to have improved things quite a bit.

I think I'm falling in love with Luminance!

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jcoldrey
Jeff
License: Attribution Creative Commons
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Helix Nebula LRGB, 





    
        

            Jeff