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NGC2359 Thor's Helmet, 





    
        

            Ivan Nair
NGC2359 Thor's Helmet

NGC2359 Thor's Helmet

Technical card

Resolution: 5530x4236

Dates:Feb. 7, 2018Feb. 8, 2018Feb. 9, 2018

Frames:
95x180" ISO400
200x60" ISO400
195x90" ISO400

Integration: 13.0 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~50

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 22.89 days

Avg. Moon phase: 42.22%

Astrometry.net job: 1929541

RA center: 109.587 degrees

DEC center: -13.248 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.533 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 91.586 degrees

Field radius: 0.673 degrees

Locations: Backyard, Surprise, Arizona, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

This was a tough capture, there was a lot of wind and my 8" Newt was showing some pretty bad stars in the corner. I tried to swap out to the 6" newt on the 3rd night but it wasn't well balanced. Oh well I'll try again next time!

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Ivan Nair
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NGC2359 Thor's Helmet, 





    
        

            Ivan Nair

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