Location of photoSydney, Australia
Date/Time of photoAugust 2015
EquipmentCelestron NexStar 8SE on CGEM mount and a modded Canon 40D.
DescriptionThe 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.