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NGC 7293 (Helix Nebula) - Planetary Nebula

NGC 7293 is a Planetary Nebula in the Aquarius constellation. NGC 7293 is situated close to the celestial equator and, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

NGC 7293
Planetary Nebula
Aquarius
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Photometric information of NGC 7293

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 7293 in different bands of the electomagnetic spectrum (when available), from the B band (445nm wavelength, corresponding to the Blue color), to the V band ( 551nm wavelength, corresponding to Green/Yellow color), to the J, H, K bands (corresponding to 1220nm, 1630nm, 2190nm wavelengths respectively, which are colors not visible to the human eye).

7.5
7.3
14.33
14.49
14.55

For more information about photometry in astronomy, check the photometric system article on Wikipedia.

Apparent size of NGC 7293

The following table reports NGC 7293 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 7293 is a visual representation of it.
16.33 arcmin
16.33 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 7293

The image below is a photograph of NGC 7293 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.54433333333333x0.54433333333333 degrees (32.66x32.66 arcmins).

Image of NGC 7293 (Helix Nebula) - Planetary Nebula star
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DSS2 image of NGC 7293 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (16.33 arcmin) and minor (16.33 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 7293

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 7293 are provided in the following table:

22h 29m 39s
-20° 50’ 13”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 7293 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.

Finder chart NGC 7293 (Helix Nebula) - Planetary Nebula star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 7293 (Helix Nebula) - Planetary Nebula.

Finder chart NGC 7293 (Helix Nebula) - Planetary Nebula star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 7293 (Helix Nebula) - Planetary Nebula.

Rise ans set times of NGC 7293 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's NGC 7293 (Helix Nebula) - Planetary Nebula rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 110.8°
Max altitude: 17.7°
Azimuth: 249.2°
NGC 7293 (Helix Nebula) - Planetary Nebula is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom