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NGC 7293
Object Information:

NGC 7293, also known as the Helix Nebula

The Helix Nebula is a planetary nebula located in the constellation of Aquarius and is estimated to be about 700 light years from us.

Image date:

August 10 - 11, 2013

Exposure Information:

LRGB image consisting of 3.5 hours of luminance data and 1.5 hours of RGB data.

Imaged at:

Blair Valley, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, San Diego County, California

Equipment:

Takahashi MT-160, Astro-Physics 900 GTO, SBIG ST-10XME