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



    
        

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NGC 2359 Thor's Helmet
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NGC 2359 Thor's Helmet

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NGC 2359 Thor's Helmet, 



    
        

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NGC 2359 Thor's Helmet
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NGC 2359 Thor's Helmet

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
AT6RC
Imaging Cameras
Atik 314L+ Mono (Atik 314L+)
Mounts
Orion Atlas EQ-G
Filters
Ha · Meade Green · Meade Green · Meade Blue
Accessories
Orion Dewzapper
Software
Photoshop CS4 (photoshop) · DeepSkyStacker · Thousand Oaks Résistance pour télescope de 5'' · Nebulosity
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Orion ED80T CF
Guiding Cameras
Orion Starshoot Autoguider

Acquisition details

Dates:
Jan. 6, 2012 ·  Jan. 25, 2012
Frames:
Ha: 12x1200" (4h) -10°C bin 1x1
Meade Blue: 10x600" (1h 40') -10°C bin 2x2
Meade Green: 20x600" (3h 20') -10°C bin 2x2
Integration:
9h
Flats:
20
Avg. Moon age:
7.13 days
Avg. Moon phase:
48.68%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
6.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 91940

RA center: 07h18m39s.8

DEC center: -13°1449

Pixel scale: 1.174 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 92.732 degrees

Field radius: 0.230 degrees

Resolution: 1100x880

Locations: Mason OH, None

Description

Thor's Helmet is a wonderful nebula in Canis Major. This is a combination of HA and RGB.

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NGC 2359 Thor's Helmet, 



    
        

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