Image taken at Swan Reach, South Australia

Equipment - 300mm OOUK AG12 Newtonian with GPU corrector, QSI WSG-8, Software Bisque PME

Guiding - SBIG STi

Software - MaximDL 6, Focusmax V4, SkyX, CCDautopilot 5

Ha OIII LRGB 44.7 hours

Processed in CCDstack 2 and Photoshop CS6

Object -NGC7293 is a planetary nebula with many apparent outbreaks over the course of its formation. Also known as the Helix Nebula or the Eye of God. it is a well imaged object.

The nebula is located in the constellation of Aquarius at a distance of 700 light years.