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Photographer:

Bernard Miller

Email:

bgmiller011@cox.net

Location of Photo:

Animas, NM

Date/Time of photo:

August 9 - October 6, 2013

Equipment:

Telescope: TEC-140 (F7) Camera: SBIG ST-8300M Mount: AP900 GTO Luminance: 24x20 minutes (binned 1x1) Red: 12x15 minutes (binned 2x2) Green: 12x15 minutes (binned 2x2) Blue: 12x15 minutes (binned 2x2)

Description:

This is am image of NGC7923, also known as the Helix Nebula. It is also sometimes referred to as "The Eye of God". It is a planetary nebula about 700 light years away in the constellation Aquarius. It is the closest planetary nebula to earth, which accounts for its large size relative to other planetary nebula.

Website:

http://www.azstarman.net/NGC7293.htm

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