Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  IC468  ·  NGC 2359  ·  NGC2359  ·  Sh2-298
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NGC 2359 Thor's Helmet (TEC160+RH305), 



    
        

            Alberto Pisabarro
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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Physics RH-305  ·  TEC 160FL (OTA #30)

Imaging cameras: SBIG STX-16803  ·  SBIG STXL 16200

Mounts: Paramount ME II  ·  Astro Physics AP 1600

Guiding telescopes or lenses: TEC 160FL (OTA #30)

Guiding cameras: Lodestar Autoguider

Software: CCDWare CCDAutoPilot 5  ·  Software Bisque TheSky X  ·  Pisinsight 1.8

Filters: LRGB  ·  OIII  ·  Ha  ·  Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Generation 2  ·  Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  AstroDon 5nm OIII filter  ·  AstroDon 5nm H-Alpha filter  ·  Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Generation 2

Accessory: SBIG filter wheel STXL-FW8G  ·  Drew buster controler


Dates:Jan. 8, 2019April 4, 2020

Frames:
AstroDon 5nm OIII filter: 11x1800" -20C bin 1x1
AstroDon 5nm H-Alpha filter: 14x1800" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 3x1200" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Generation 2: 3x1200" -20C bin 1x1
Ha: 14x1800" -25C bin 1x1
OIII: 11x1800" -25C bin 1x1
RGB: 60x300" -25C bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Generation 2: 6x1200" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 34.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 6.40 days

Avg. Moon phase: 43.49%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.00


Astrometry.net job: 3399834

RA center: 7h 18' 28"

DEC center: -13° 13' 37"

Pixel scale: 1.070 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -115.043 degrees

Field radius: 0.824 degrees


Resolution: 3445x4345

Locations: Deep Sky West, Rowe, New Mexico, United States

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: DeepSkyWest

Description

It has been acquired from the remote observatory Deep Sky West in Rowe New Mexico, where my dear friends and fellow fans Jim Y Linda Powell has hosted her great team.
Thank you very much, dear friends.

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NGC 2359 Thor's Helmet (TEC160+RH305), 



    
        

            Alberto Pisabarro