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C63, Helix Nebula, NGC 7293, HyperStar3

C63, Helix Nebula, NGC 7293

Date: December 4, 2007

Telescope: Celestron C8 XLT f/2.0 on CGE mount

Camera: Starlight Xpress SXV-H9C

Exposure: 33 2-min subframes (66 min total) guided with Meade DSI pro and piggybacked Meade DSX-90 at f/13.8 using PHD guiding.

Comments: HyperStar3 lens and Baader UV/IR cut filter

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