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Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  NGC 2359
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NGC 2359 - Thors Helmet

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO RC 8"

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MMC

Mounts: Skywatcher AZ-EQ6 GT AZ EQ6- GT

Software: Photoshop CC  ·  PixInsight Pisinsight 1.8

Filters: Astronomik 6nm OIII  ·  Astrnomik 6nm HA  ·  Astrodon LRGB

Astrnomik 6nm HA: 220x300" (gain: 250.00) -15C bin 2x2
Astronomik 6nm OIII: 170x300" (gain: 250.00) -14C bin 3x3
Astrodon LRGB: 330x30" (gain: 250.00) -15C bin 2x2

Integration: 35.2 hours

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 8.00

Basic astrometry details job: 1902151

RA center: 7h 18' 33"

DEC center: -13° 8' 34"

Pixel scale: 1.265 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 73.995 degrees

Field radius: 0.374 degrees

Resolution: 1703x1274

Locations: Backyard, Sydney, NSW, Australia



This is my attempt a NGC 2359. Image is Narrowband with RGB Stars.

For some reason my Ha had worse gradients than Oiii so I didn't get as much details as I hoped for, but still happy with the result.

Processed in PS and PI.

As always C&C are most welcome. Thanks for Looking



George Varouhakis
License: None (All rights reserved)

Sky plot

Sky plot


NGC 2359 - Thors Helmet, 


            George Varouhakis