Helix Nebula - planetary nebula
Helix Nebula , also known as the Eye of God, is a planetary nebula located in the constellation Aquarius .
Helix Nebula is magnitude 7.6 and is 25' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) or 0.5° in size.
- Helix Nebula
- Alt Name:
- Eye of God
- planetary nebula
- NGC 7293
* One can see up to magnitude 7-8 objects with perfect eyes under ideal dark sky conditions.