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Low down in the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness...

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About this observation
Observer
Nick Hewitt
Time of observation
26/09/2014 - 23:00
Object
The Helix Nebula NGC 7293
Observing location
Kelling Heath Astrocamp
Equipment
TMB triplet refractor
115mm at f7
Canon 650D
Exposure
20 x 60seconds at ISO 3200
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Low in the autumn murk, the large and relatively nearby Helix nebula is a challenge for visual observers but from a dark sky and with a clear southern horizon, it can be imaged quite well. Just 3 years ago the sky obliged.

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