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



    
        

            Eric Walden
NGC 2359 - Thor's Helmet
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NGC 2359 - Thor's Helmet

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NGC 2359 - Thor's Helmet, 



    
        

            Eric Walden
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NGC 2359 - Thor's Helmet

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Esprit 150ED - 150mm f/7

Imaging cameras: QHY163M

Mounts: Celestron CGE Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Esprit 150ED - 150mm f/7

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar x2

Software: Seqence Generator Pro  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  Photoshop CC 2017  ·  Astro Pixel Processor

Filters: Astrodon Lum Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon Tru-Balance H-alpha 5 nm 36mm  ·  Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm  ·  Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm  ·  Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm

Accessory: QHYCCD OAG-M  ·  Starizona Microtouch Autofocuser  ·  QHYCCD QHY CCD Filter Wheel 7 x 36mm  ·  QHYCCD Polemaster


Dates:Jan. 20, 2018

Frames:
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm: 101x60" (1h 41') (gain: 120.00) -30C bin 1x1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm: 54x60" (54') (gain: 120.00) -30C bin 1x1
Astrodon Lum Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 108x30" (54') (gain: 120.00) -30C bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm: 97x60" (1h 37') (gain: 120.00) -30C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance H-alpha 5 nm 36mm: 20x180" (1h) (gain: 120.00) -30C bin 1x1

Integration: 6h 6'

Darks: 100

Avg. Moon age: 3.09 days

Avg. Moon phase: 10.42%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1899260

RA center: 07h18m28s.6

DEC center: -13°1340

Pixel scale: 0.732 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.441 degrees

Field radius: 0.594 degrees


Resolution: 3512x4669

Locations: Starbase Walden, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States

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NGC 2359 - Thor's Helmet, 



    
        

            Eric Walden