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Contains:  Helix nebula, NGC 7293
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Helix in SHO

Technical card

Basic astrometry details job: 3236594

RA center: 22h 29' 41"

DEC center: -20° 49' 40"

Pixel scale: 0.887 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 4.040 degrees

Field radius: 0.379 degrees

Resolution: 2400x1920

Locations: Home backyard, General Pacheco, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Data source: Backyard


First try at processing 45 hours of data (15 hrs per each channel) acquired during late August and first days of September, from my backyard observatory. Very hard object to do purely in NB. Will likely give it another go to the post-processing in the near future.



Ignacio Diaz Bobillo



Description: Same reduced data with a complete reprocessing by Diego Gravinese. Thank you, Diego!


Description: Reprocessed from scratch, looking for a more Hubble-like color palette.


Description: Tone down the reds/oranges a tiny bit.

Sky plot

Sky plot


Helix in SHO, 


            Ignacio Diaz Bobillo