Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Canis Major (CMa)  ·  Contains:  IC 468  ·  NGC 2359
NGC2359 - Thor's Helmet Nebula in Canis Major, 



    
        

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NGC2359 - Thor's Helmet Nebula in Canis Major
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NGC2359 - Thor's Helmet Nebula in Canis Major

NGC2359 - Thor's Helmet Nebula in Canis Major, 



    
        

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NGC2359 - Thor's Helmet Nebula in Canis Major
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NGC2359 - Thor's Helmet Nebula in Canis Major

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO 8" f/8 RC

Imaging cameras: QSI 683wsg-8

Mounts: 10 Micron GM2000 QCI

Guiding cameras: Lodestar

Focal reducers: Astro-Physics CCDT67 reducer

Software: PIXINSIGHT 1.8  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS5


Dates:Jan. 13, 2015

Frames:
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 7x480" bin 2x2
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 7x480" bin 2x2
Ha 5nm: 8x1800" bin 1x1
Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 12x900" -20C bin 1x1
OIII 5nm: 8x1800" bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 7x480" bin 2x2

Integration: 13.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 22.24 days

Avg. Moon phase: 49.00%

Mean FWHM: 3.10


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 585081

RA center: 7h 18' 35"

DEC center: -13° 13' 1"

Pixel scale: 0.991 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -175.745 degrees

Field radius: 0.506 degrees


Resolution: 2940x2205

Locations: AstroCamp remote observatory, Nerpio, Spain

Description

In collaboration with my friends Alberto, Fabio, Lorenzo and Samuele. (20 December 2014 - 13 January 2015)

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NGC2359 - Thor's Helmet Nebula in Canis Major, 



    
        

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