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Photographer:

MarsG76

Email:

mgtech@optusnet.com.au

Location of Photo:

Sydney, Australia

Date/Time of photo:

August 2015

Equipment:

Celestron NexStar 8SE on CGEM mount and a modded Canon 40D.

Description:

The Helix Nebula, also known as The Helix, NGC 7293, is a large planetary nebula (PN) located in the constellation Aquarius. This object is one of the closest to the Earth of all the bright planetary nebulae.The estimated distance is about 700 light-years.

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