Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  Helix nebula  ·  NGC 7293
Helix Nebula, 



    
        

            Ben S Klerk
Helix Nebula
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Helix Nebula

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher Evostar 72ED

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 1600MM Cooled Pro

Mounts: Skywatcher HEQ5 PRO (belt modification)

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher Evostar 72ED

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI 174mm Mini

Software: PinInsight  ·  PHD2  ·  Sequence Generator Pro

Filters: Astronomik OIII 1.25" 6nm  ·  Astronomik Ha 6nm 1.25"

Accessory: Orion Field Flattener for Short Refractors  ·  PrimaLuceLab Sesto Senso Robotic Focusing Motor


Dates:Oct. 5, 2019

Frames:
Astronomik Ha 6nm 1.25": 22x900" (gain: 0.00) -20C
Astronomik OIII 1.25" 6nm: 24x900" (gain: 0.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 11.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 7.19 days

Avg. Moon phase: 47.91%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3046289

RA center: 22h 29' 39"

DEC center: -20° 50' 16"

Pixel scale: 0.607 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 316.033 degrees

Field radius: 0.573 degrees


Resolution: 5232x4329

Locations: Home obs, Katoomba, New South Wales, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

The Helix nebula (NGC 7293), is a large planetary nebula located in the constellation Aquarius. The estimated distance is about 700 light-years.

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