Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Canis Major (CMa)  ·  Contains:  NGC 2359  ·  NGC2359  ·  Sh2-298
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NGC 2359

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Plane Wave Instruments CDK 12.5"

Imaging cameras: Quantum Scientific Imaging QSI540wsg

Mounts: AP900GTO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Plane Wave Instruments CDK 12.5"

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar guide camera

Software: PixInsight  ·  MaximDL5

Filters: Astronomik L R G B Series II


Dates:Dec. 30, 2013

Frames: 28x600"

Integration: 4.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.26 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.70%


Astrometry.net job: 155327

RA center: 7h 18' 23"

DEC center: -13° 13' 1"

Pixel scale: 1.200 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -0.006 degrees

Field radius: 0.236 degrees


Resolution: 1000x1000

Locations: Wiruna Dark Sky Site, Ilford, NSW, Australia

Description

Emission nebula with a central Wolf-Rayet star

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