Helix Nebula



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Date: 19 Aug 2012
Location: High Halden, Kent
Exposure: 30 x 5 min at ISO 800
Telescope: Takahashi Epsilon 180ED on Skywatcher EQ6 mount.
Camera: H-alpha modified Canon EOS 350D
Guiding: Nikkor 300mm lens with QHY5 camera.
Filters: IR/UV filter and CLS filter
Processing: Stacked in IRIS and asinh range compression applied.
Comments: The Helix Nebula reaches only 18 degrees above the horizon