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Contains:  NGC 2359, IC 468
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Thor's Helmet

Technical card

Resolution: 2455x2455

Dates:Dec. 26, 2017Jan. 13, 2018Jan. 20, 2018Jan. 22, 2018Feb. 6, 2018

Astrodon 5nm H-Alpha filter: 28x1800" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon 5nm OIII: 19x1800" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 1x900" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-series gen 2: 15x900" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-series gen 2: 16x900" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-series gen 2: 16x900" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 35.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 12.59 days

Avg. Moon phase: 32.04% job: 1990903

RA center: 109.612 degrees

DEC center: -13.220 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.101 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.008 degrees

Field radius: 1.013 degrees

Locations: Deep Sky West Remote Observatory, Rowe, New Mexico, United States


Wide-field view on a jewel of Canis Major - Thor's Helmet nebula.



Nikita Misiura
License: Attribution-NonCommercial Creative Commons



Some more color saturation.

Sky plot

Sky plot


Thor's Helmet, 


            Nikita Misiura