Taken 27-Feb-15
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NGC 7293 the Helix nebula

NGC 7293 the Helix nebula
Constellation Aquarius
~700 light years distant
RGB 6min subs totaling 3 hours (1 hour each channel) using the Orion 80mm EON.
Ha 20min subs totaling 1 hour and 20 minutes.
OIII 20 min subs totaling 2 hours using the Astro-Tech 8" Ritchey-Chretien with a focal length of 1625mm (f/8)
QSI 683 ws-g8
Losmandy g11 Gemini II
Orion 80mm EON
Astro-Tech 8" Ritchey-Chretien

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NGC 7293 the Helix nebula