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Helix Nebula
Type Planetary Nebula
Constellation Aquarius
Distance 450 ly
More Info
Date 01 Oct 2005 (Fall)
Place Little Blair Valley, Anza-Borrego Desert, CA
Exposure Data HaLRGB 120:30:30:30:30 mins @ -15C
Ha 8x15, Lum 5x15 (bin 1x1), R 2x15, G 2x15, B 2x15 (bin 2x2)
Notes Astromart's Picture of the Day 10/24/2005
Optics Takahashi FSQ-106N Refractor
Focal Length 530mm @f/5
Mount Celestron CGE
Camera SBIG ST-2000XM
Focuser Robo-Focus
Filters CFW8A, Astrodon LRGB, 6nm Ha
Software CCDSoft, Photoshop

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