The Helix Nebula
NGC 7293 the Helix or “Eye of God” a planetary nebula in the Aquarius. One of the closest planetary nebulae to Earth with an estimated distance of about 700 light-years.The central star of the Helix Nebula has expanded into a red giant and blown away its outer layers. A similar fate is expected for our own sun.

Taken at Cherry Springs State Park October 8th, 10th and 11th, 2015, Celestron C8 @ F7.5 QSI583wsg
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RGB 15 each@ 4 minutes binned 2x2
Aquired in Astorart, Stacked in Deep Sky Stacker, aligned in Registar and processed in Photoshop

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Media ID 20151027034007780  
Date Sunday, October 25 2015 @ 03:37 PM EDT
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Keywords Aquarius; NGC 7293; Eye of God; planetary nebula
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