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.

Credit:

ESO, IAU and Sky & Telescope

Over de afbeelding

Id:eso1205b
Type:Kaart
Publicatiedatum:19 januari 2012 12:00
Gerelateerde berichten:eso1205
Grootte:3338 x 3111 px

Over het object

Naam:Aquarius, Helix Nebula, NGC 7293
Type:Unspecified
Afstand:700 lichtjaren
Categorie:Illustrations

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