NGC 7293 - The Helix Nebula - DSLR vs ASI 1600MM

Updated: Mar 19, 2020

The Helix nebula, commonly known as the Eye of God, or even the Eye of Sauron, looks like a larger and brighter version of M57, the Ring nebula.

This planetary nebula is a very popular target for beginner amateur astrophotographers, not only because it has cool nicknames but also because it is very easy to capture.

We imaged this target with both our unmodified Can