The Helix Nebula (NGC7293)

Image of the Helix Nebula
R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 16 arcminutes across.
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From Seattle , the Helix Nebula is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 21° above the horizon.

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Name The Helix Nebula (NGC7293)
Object type Planetary nebula
Other names
The Helix Nebula
The Sunflower Nebula
C 63[2]
NGC 7293[1]
Position
Constellation:Aquarius
Magnitude:6.50 (V) [2]
7.50 (B) [1]
14.33 (J) [1]
14.49 (H) [1]
14.55 (K) [1]
B-V Color (mag):0.20
Right ascension:22h29m [1]
Declination:-20°50' [1]
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47.61°N
122.33°W
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