The Helix Nebula in the constellation of Aquarius

This chart shows the location of the Helix Nebula within the constellation of Aquarius. This map shows most of the stars visible to the unaided eye under good conditions and the nebula itself is marked with a red circle. This nebula is large but very faint and can be seen with binoculars or a small telescope only when the sky is exceptionally dark and clear.


ESO, IAU and Sky & Telescope

A proposito dell'immagine

Data di pubblicazione:Giovedì 19 Gennaio 2012 12:00
Notizie relative:eso1205
Dimensione:3338 x 3111 px

A proposito delll'oggetto

Nome:Aquarius, Helix Nebula, NGC 7293
Distanza:700 Anni luce

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