Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Canis Major (CMa)  ·  Contains:  NGC 2359
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Thor's Helmet - NGC 2359, 



    
        

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Thor's Helmet - NGC 2359

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Thor's Helmet - NGC 2359, 



    
        

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Thor's Helmet - NGC 2359

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: APM Telescopes APM 152/1200 ED APO

Imaging cameras: QSI 690WSG QSI

Mounts: Astro-Physics AP1100 mount

Guiding telescopes or lenses: APM Telescopes APM 152/1200 ED APO

Guiding cameras: Lodestar

Software: Photoshop CS6  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  Diffraction Limited Maxim DL 6.0  ·  PixInsight

Filters: Astrodon Tru-Balance 1.25" 3nm OIII  ·  Astrodon Tru-Balance 3nm Ha  ·  Astrodon Tru-Balance 1.25" 3nm NII

Accessory: Starlight Xpress AO Unit  ·  Astrohaven Dome


Dates:March 17, 2017March 19, 2017

Frames:
Astrodon Tru-Balance 1.25" 3nm NII: 5x1800" (2h 30') bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance 1.25" 3nm OIII: 4x1800" (2h) bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance 3nm Ha: 5x1800" (2h 30') bin 1x1

Integration: 7h

Avg. Moon age: 20.21 days

Avg. Moon phase: 69.66%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1498999

RA center: 7h 18' 37"

DEC center: -13° 13' 15"

Pixel scale: 0.627 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.701 degrees

Field radius: 0.359 degrees


Resolution: 2575x3218

Locations: Astro La Vista Observatory, Prescott, AZ, United States

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Thor's Helmet - NGC 2359, 



    
        

            Jim Matzger