NGC 7293 in Aquarius
Exposure time total:
Baader APO 95/560 CaF2 Travel Companion
10micron GM1000 HPS
21x6 min ISO 800
Image acquisition by CEDIC team
(Christoph Kaltseis, Bernhard Hubl, Markus Blauensteiner, Michael Hanl)
Image processing by Christoph Kaltseis
The large apparent diameter of the Helix Nebula is a result of the
small distance of 700 light years.
The age of NGC7293 is estimated to be 10,000 years.