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Contains:  NGC 2359, IC 468
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NGC2359 - Thor's Helmet, 


            Ivaylo Stoynov
NGC2359 - Thor's Helmet

NGC2359 - Thor's Helmet

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Sky-Watcher MN190

Imaging camera:Canon EOS 1000D / Rebel XS

Mount:Takahashi EM-200

Guiding telescope or lens:Meade Achromat 90mm

Guiding camera:Meade DSI II Pro

Software:PHD guidingDeepSkyStackerphotoshopAPT - Astro Photography Tool

Resolution: 1280x829

Dates:Dec. 4, 2011

Frames: 7x600" ISO1600 bin 1x1

Integration: 1.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 9.26 days

Avg. Moon phase: 69.42%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.00

Temperature: -8.00 job: 94720

RA center: 7h 18' 25"

DEC center: -13° 16' 58"

Pixel scale: 3.277 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.064 degrees

Field radius: 0.694

Locations: Nedelkovo, near Sofia, Bulgaria

Data source: Backyard


The image was taken after the Moon set



Ivaylo Stoynov
License: None (All rights reserved)


  • NGC2359 - Thor's Helmet, 


            Ivaylo Stoynov
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    NGC2359 - Thor's Helmet, 


            Ivaylo Stoynov

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NGC2359 - Thor's Helmet, 


            Ivaylo Stoynov