Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Canis Major (CMa)  ·  Contains:  IC 468  ·  NGC 2359
NGC2359 Thor's Helmet, 



    
        

            Mark Forteath
NGC2359 Thor's Helmet
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NGC2359 Thor's Helmet

NGC2359 Thor's Helmet, 



    
        

            Mark Forteath
NGC2359 Thor's Helmet
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NGC2359 Thor's Helmet

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics Star 71 II

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM Pro

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ6R Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: William Optics 50mm Guidescope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI290MC

Software: PixInsight  ·  DeepSkyStacker (DSS) deepskystacker  ·  PHD 2  ·  APT  ·  Adobe Systems Inc. Photoshop CC 2019

Filters: ZWO R 1.25" optimized for ASI1600  ·  ZWO Ha 1.25"  ·  ZWO B 1.25" optimized for ASI1600  ·  ZWO G 1.25" optimized for ASI1600

Accessory: Orion Dew Zapper Orion Controller and Heating Bands


Dates:April 11, 2019April 22, 2019

Frames:
ZWO B 1.25" optimized for ASI1600: 37x180" (1h 51') (gain: 139.00) -27C bin 1x1
ZWO G 1.25" optimized for ASI1600: 39x180" (1h 57') (gain: 139.00) -27C bin 1x1
ZWO Ha 1.25": 64x180" (3h 12') (gain: 139.00) -27C bin 1x1
ZWO R 1.25" optimized for ASI1600: 39x180" (1h 57') (gain: 139.00) -27C bin 1x1

Integration: 8h 57'

Darks: ~80

Bias: ~400

Avg. Moon age: 12.00 days

Avg. Moon phase: 62.33%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Temperature: 11.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2661020

RA center: 7h 18' 33"

DEC center: -13° 12' 54"

Pixel scale: 2.522 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 92.558 degrees

Field radius: 0.904 degrees


Resolution: 2100x1500

Locations: Home Observatory, Wynyard, Tasmania, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

NGC2359 Thor's Helmet

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NGC2359 Thor's Helmet, 



    
        

            Mark Forteath