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

O snímku

Datum zveřejnění:19. ledna 2012 12:00
Související články:eso1205
Velikost:3338 x 3111 px

O objektu

Jméno:Aquarius, Helix Nebula, NGC 7293
Vzdálenost:700 světelné roky

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