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NGC7293 is the Helix Nebula, a planetary nebula about 600 - 700 light years from Earth. It's distinctive shape has given it the nicknames 'Eye of God' and 'Eye of Sauron.' From my location it never rises more than 30 degrees above the horizon so it was a tricky one to observe.
Telescope:   Stellina
Length:   400mm
Aperture:   80mm
F-stop:   f/5.0
Sessions:   1
Captured:   2021-10-08
Lights:   334
Exposure:   10
Total exposure:   55 m
Ra:   22h 29m 43.1s
Dec:   -20° 51' 47.932
Size:   57.396 x 41.118 arcmin
Radius:   0.588 deg
Scale:   0.59 arcsec/pixel