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

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Data de divulgação:19 de Janeiro de 2012 às 12:00
Notícias relacionadas:eso1205
Tamanho:3338 x 3111 px

Sobre o objeto

Nome:Aquarius, Helix Nebula, NGC 7293
Distância:700 anos-luz

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