R Aquarii

Image taken at Swan Reach, South Australia

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

Guiding - ZWO 120 Mini guider

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

LHaOIIIRGB 27 hours

Processed in CCDstack 2 and Photoshop CS6

Object -This variable star is located in the constellation of Aquarius at distance of 1300 light years.

This is a symbiotic star which has a white dwarf and a Mira variable orbiting about a common axis.