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name: helix nebula
name (alternate): ngc 7293
typ (catalog): planetary nebula (ngc)
coordinates: (J2000)
ra: 22 h 29 m 38.6 s dec: -20 ° 50 ' 13.6 "
coord. for easier usage:
ra: 22.49389 dec: -19.16289 usage is easier but not so exact
please remember:
some of the values can slighty differ by day and condition.
distance (approx.):
715 light years convert this
brightness (visible):
7.60 mag visible to the naked eye
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aquarius (aqr) symbolism: the water bearer
proofpic: avaiable, please request if needed
different size: not added yet
additional Info: caltech, google, google images, simbad, wikipedia
extra text: also called "eye of god" or "eye of sauron"
image (max. 500kb): no image added yet
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processing: it's recommended to use: small bright nebula
visible: yes