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NGC 7293 - Helix Nebula

Astrophotography from Ursa Major Observatory @ ROSA

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Planetary nebula
12.8’
Aqr
700 Ly
2015-10-12
Hacienda los Andes / Chile (1100m)
TS Imaging Star 100mm f/5.8
Astro Physics AP1200GTO
18x6 min ISO 800
01 h 48 min
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Nikon D810A
Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Christoph Kaltseis, Bernhard Hubl, Markus Blauensteiner) Image processing by Christoph Kaltseis
+ 6.5 mag
The large apparent diameter of the Helix Nebula is a result of the small distance of 700 ly. The age of NGC 7293 is estimated to be 10 000 years.
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