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Thor's Helmet NGC2359 (dual Rig), 


Thor's Helmet NGC2359 (dual Rig)
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Thor's Helmet NGC2359 (dual Rig)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics ZS71  ·  Sky-Watcher 80ED

Imaging cameras: Atik 460 EX Mono Atik460 EX Mono

Mounts: Skywatcher HEQ5 Pro Synscan Heq5pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcherx Finderguider

Guiding cameras: QHYCCD QHY5

Focal reducers: WILLIAM OPTICS 0.8 Reducer/Field Flattner V.II

Software: photoshop  ·  RegiStar  ·  AstroArt v5 Astroart  ·  Atik artemis

Filters: Baader Ha 7nm 2"  ·  Baader OIII 8.5nm 2"

Basic astrometry details job: 2379397

RA center: 7h 18' 48"

DEC center: -13° 10' 55"

Pixel scale: 1.345 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 97.724 degrees

Field radius: 0.515 degrees

Resolution: 2230x1626

Data source: Traveller


I managed to salvage the data from my second camera Atik428EX where I had accidentally left it on 3 x binning and basically increased the resolution in Photoshop so i could combine it with my data from my Atik460EX camera.

The FOV was different which necessitated a rotate and crop.

Total data as follows:
20 x 600 Ha
17 x 600 Oiii
Atik 460EX on WOZS71 and Atik428EX on ED80 both with FR x 0.8

Bringing the total imaging time now from 3h 10m to 6h 10m



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Thor's Helmet NGC2359 (dual Rig),