Narrowband Imaging



C63, Helix Nebula, NGC 7293 OIII and Ha

C63, Helix Nebula, NGC 7293 Ha and OIII
C63 Helix Nebula HaOIIIOIII
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Date: November 8, 2007

Telescope: NexStar 8 GPS f/1.8 Alt/Az mount

Camera: Meade DSI pro

Exposure: 26 1-min subframes (26 min total) Oxygen III and 26 1-min subframes (26 min total) H-alpha unguided.

Comments: HyperStar lens, Astronomik 13nm Oxygen III filter and 13nm Hydrogen-alpha filter . Black and white images combined for final color image. The color images above show appearance if imaged in color. Notce the larger extent of the nebula in Ha compared to OIII.




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