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Contains:  NGC 2359, IC 468
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NGC2359 Thor's Helmet in the constellation Canis Major, 





    
        

            Rolf Dietrich
NGC2359 Thor's Helmet in the constellation Canis Major

NGC2359 Thor's Helmet in the constellation Canis Major

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:TS-Optics TLAPO804-FT

Imaging camera:ATIK 383L+ Mono

Mount:Vixen New Atlux

Guiding telescope or lens:Lacerta MGEN2 mit 8x50 Sucher

Software:StarSpikes ProADOBE PHOTOSHOP CS5.5DeepSkyStacker

Resolution: 2907x2237

Dates:May 20, 2017May 21, 2017

Frames:
Baader B 2": 5x240" bin 2x2
Baader G 2": 5x240" bin 2x2
Baader Ha 2" 3,5nm: 5x360" -20C bin 1x1
Baader Ha 2" 3,5nm: 9x360" -20C bin 2x2
Baader R 2": 5x240" -20C bin 2x2

Integration: 2.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 24.13 days

Avg. Moon phase: 29.67%

Astrometry.net job: 1756504

RA center: 7h 18' 42"

DEC center: -13° 10' 12"

Pixel scale: 2.291 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 179.517 degrees

Field radius: 1.168

Locations: Astrofarm Kiripotib, about 150km south-east of Windhoek, Namibia

Data source: Traveller

Description

Aufnahmeort: Kiripotib Astrofarm, Namibia

this nebula is caused by a Wolf-Rayet Star (HD56925). This object is similar in type as the Crescent Nebula (NGC 6888).

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NGC2359 Thor's Helmet in the constellation Canis Major, 





    
        

            Rolf Dietrich