Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Aquarius (Aqr)  ·  Contains:  Helix Nebula  ·  NGC 7293
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Helix Nebula in narrowband HSO

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Helix Nebula in narrowband HSO

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: APM LZOS 130/780

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI294MM Pro

Mounts: iOptron CEM70

Guiding telescopes or lenses: APM LZOS 130/780

Guiding cameras: ASI290MM Mini ASI 290 Mini

Focal reducers: Riccardi RIRED-M63

Software: Aries Production astro pixel processor  ·  Photoshop CC  ·  StarTools 1.7

Filters: Antlia SII 3.5nm  ·  Antlia 3.5nm Ha  ·  Antlia 3.5nm OIII

Accessory: ZWO ASI OAG  ·  ZWO EAF Focuser  ·  ZWO EFW 36mm  ·  PrimaLuceLab ECCO ECCO  ·  PRIMALUCE LAB Eagle 3s


Dates:July 7, 2021July 17, 2021

Frames:
200x300" (16h 40') bin 2x2
29x600" (4h 50') bin 2x2

Integration: 21h 30'

Avg. Moon age: 17.32 days

Avg. Moon phase: 28.44%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4753319

RA center: 22h 29' 38"

DEC center: -20° 49' 37"

Pixel scale: 1.617 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.292 degrees

Field radius: 0.695 degrees


Resolution: 2370x1990

Locations: Backyard, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

One of my longer integrations >20hours. 

Most is 300s exposures but am experimenting with 600s exposures for around 5 or so hours here (just Ha and OIII)

Stacked into Ha, OII, SII channels in APP.

Combined in Startools - normally I'd do SHO but HSO worked better for colour here.

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Helix Nebula in narrowband HSO, 



    
        

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