Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Aquarius (Aqr)  ·  Contains:  Helix Nebula  ·  NGC 7293  ·  PK036-57.1
The eye of the Abyss, 



    
        

            Diego Gravinese
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The eye of the Abyss

The eye of the Abyss, 



    
        

            Diego Gravinese
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The eye of the Abyss

Equipment

Acquisition details

Dates:
Aug. 21, 2020
Frames:
ZWO Ha 1.25" 7nm: 90×600(15h) (gain: 139.00) -20°C bin 1×1
ZWO OIII 1.25" 7nm: 70×600(11h 40′) (gain: 139.00) -20°C bin 1×1
ZWO SII 1.25" 7 nm: 70×600(11h 40′) (gain: 139.00) -20°C bin 1×1
Integration:
38h 20′
Darks:
30
Flats:
30
Bias:
100
Avg. Moon age:
2.70 days
Avg. Moon phase:
8.02%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
9.00

RA center: 22h29m40s.286

DEC center: -20°4935.57

Pixel scale: 0.866 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -88.178 degrees

Field radius: 0.516 degrees

More info:Open 

Resolution: 2723x3320

File size: 8.1 MB

Data source: Backyard

Description

Among my personal favorites, if not my most favorite nebula, this is my second Helix in SHO.

With a total of 38 hs of integration. She's a tough one to process, but what a wonderful sight.

ps: Thanks Salvatore for helping me promptly with the account. Appreciated!

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The eye of the Abyss, 



    
        

            Diego Gravinese