Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Canis Major (CMa)  ·  Contains:  IC 468  ·  NGC 2359
Ngc2359- Thor's Helmet Nebula, 



    
        

            Salvatore Grasso
Ngc2359- Thor's Helmet Nebula
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Ngc2359- Thor's Helmet Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech RC8

Imaging cameras: SBIG ST-8300M

Guiding telescopes or lenses: William Optics ZS80IIED

Guiding cameras: Meade DSI C

Filters: Astrodon Tru-Balance Generation 2 E-Series - LRGB  ·  Astrodon H-alpha 5nm


Dates:Feb. 2, 2013

Frames: 72x600" (12h)

Integration: 12h

Avg. Moon age: 21.01 days

Avg. Moon phase: 61.98%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 87057

RA center: 07h18m31s.4

DEC center: -13°1528

Pixel scale: 1.374 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -172.534 degrees

Field radius: 0.385 degrees


Resolution: 620x457

Locations: Backyard , Sarasota , Florida, United States

Description

Ha:L:R:G:B

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Ngc2359- Thor's Helmet Nebula, 



    
        

            Salvatore Grasso