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Contains:  NGC 2359, IC 468
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Thor's Helmet

Technical card

Resolution: 1227x1831

Dates:Feb. 5, 2019Feb. 6, 2019

Optolong H-alpha 7nm 2": 43x180" (gain: 200.00) 5C bin 1x1
Optolong OIII 12nm 2": 33x180" (gain: 200.00) 5C bin 1x1

Integration: 3.8 hours

Darks: ~10

Avg. Moon age: 1.00 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.35%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00 job: 2512340

RA center: 109.635 degrees

DEC center: -13.230 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.210 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.348 degrees

Field radius: 0.370 degrees

Locations: Western Hungary, Páli, Hungary

Data source: Backyard


Finally I had two evenings with clear sky.
The humidity was high on both evenings.
Thor's helmet is a bit low in the sky at my location, it culminates at 30 degrees.



sky-watcher (johny)



Image re-uploaded as PNG (due to platesolving issue)

Sky plot

Sky plot


Thor's Helmet, 


            sky-watcher (johny)