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Helix Nebula NGC 7293

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The Helix Nebula, sometimes referred to as the Eye of God. This is a very faint, yet large Planetary Nebula. It is in the Constellation Aquarius and is approximately 700 Light Years from Earth. It is about 2.5 light years wide.

Date: October 18, 2012.
Scope: 14 inch Celestron CGE 1400
Focal Length: 3910 mm; f/7.1 Focal Reducer
Camera: Nikon D3
ISO Setting: 2500
Duration: 3 minutes
10 images stacked using Deep Sky Stacker


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