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Images of the "Helix Nebula" taken from Conception Bay South, Newfoundland.
Photographed by Don Carey 2015 10 16


"The Helix Nebula NGC 7293" taken 2015 10 16 from Conception Bay South, Newfoundland.   Sometimes referred to as the Eye Of God. Planetary Ned located in the Constellation Aquarius. Helix Neb. was formed by a star at the end of its evolution. It is destined to become a White Dwarf.

Equipment; Explore Scientific 102 mm. F7 APO Refractor, with A Canon 60DA Camera Guiding; Meade Mono DSI. in combination with an Orion 80 mm. Short Tube Refractor With PHD . Total Time 102 Minutes, 17 Primes, Each 360 seconds + Darks & Bias.

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