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

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Helix Nebula (NGC 7293)

Technical card

Imaging cameras: Canon 450D - Rebel XSi - Full Spectrum Modified


Dates:Oct. 19, 2009

Integration: 0

Avg. Moon age: 1.31 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.92%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2945969

RA center: 22h29m37s.9

DEC center: -20°5121

Pixel scale: 1.569 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 351.601 degrees

Field radius: 0.617 degrees


Resolution: 2400x1500

Data source: Traveller

Description

Helix Nebula (NGC 7293)

NGC 7293. This is a large planetary nebula and one of the closest planetary nebula to Earth (about 700 light years). The ring of gas around the central dying star is about 2.8 light years in diameter. The Helix Nebula is located in the zodiac constellation of Aquarius.

Picture Info:

Location – Deerlick Astronomy Village - Sharon, Georgia

Date – October 19, 2009

Lens – Stellarvue SV105 Refractor f/7

Mount – Takahashi EM200 Temma 2

Guidescope – Stellarvue SV70

Camera – Modified Canon xsi

Total Exposure – 2 Hours

Sub Length – 8 minutes

ISO - 1600

Filter - Hutech LPS

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