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NGC 2359 Thor's Helmet, 



    
        

            Chad Andrist
NGC 2359 Thor's Helmet
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NGC 2359 Thor's Helmet

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses:Celestron C14

Imaging cameras:SBIG STT-8300m

Mounts:Astro-Physics 1600

Guiding telescopes or lenses:Celestron C14

Focal reducers:Celestron .7x focal reducer

Software:Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight 1.8 Ripley

Filters:Astrodon 5nm Ha 31mmAstrodon 3nm OIII 31mm


Dates:March 11, 2019March 25, 2019March 26, 2019March 30, 2019

Frames:
Astrodon 3nm OIII 31mm: 8x1800" bin 1x1
Astrodon 5nm Ha 31mm: 8x1800" bin 1x1

Integration: 8.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 17.21 days

Avg. Moon phase: 48.07%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2627566

RA center: 7h 18' 28"

DEC center: -13° 13' 30"

Pixel scale: 0.401 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 104.611 degrees

Field radius: 0.230 degrees


Resolution: 3302x2476

Data source: Traveller

Description

8 hours of data captured over 4 separate nights by Milwaukee Astronomical Society members Tamas Kriska and Agnes Keszler. The skies were not very cooperative, only a few frames were captured each night before clouds moved in.

Pre and post processing in Pixinsight completed by myself.

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NGC 2359 Thor's Helmet, 



    
        

            Chad Andrist