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The Helix Nebula is a planetary nebula with a distinct shape that earns its nicknames, 'Eye of God' and 'Eye of Sauron'.
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Telescope:   Celestron EdgeHD 9.25
Length:   1645mm
Aperture:   235mm
F-stop:   f/7.0
Sessions:   4
Captured:   2022-09-26 to 2022-11-18
Lights:   59
Exposure:   300
Total exposure:   4 h
Ra:   22h 29m 44.1s
Dec:   -20° 49' 12.454
Size:   28.787 x 22.833 arcmin
Radius:   0.306 deg
Scale:   0.383 arcsec/pixel