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



    
        

            Albert  Christensen
NGC 2359 Thor's Helmet
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NGC 2359 Thor's Helmet

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NGC 2359 Thor's Helmet, 



    
        

            Albert  Christensen
NGC 2359 Thor's Helmet
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NGC 2359 Thor's Helmet

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Celestron RASA 11" f/2.2 Astrograph
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI1600MM Cooled
Mounts
Celestron CGX
Filters
Baader f/2 Ha NarrowBand Filter · Baader f/2 O3 Narrowband Filter · Baader f/2 S2 Narrowband Filter
Accessories
Starizona Filter Slider
Software
PixInsight PinInsight · DeepSky Stacker 4.1.1 64bit · Photoshop CC · ZWO ASICAP v1.6.1 · Adobe Lighroom CC Classic · PHD2 version 2.6.6
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Astromania 50 mm guidescope
Guiding Cameras
ZWO ASI 120 MC-S

Acquisition details

Dates:
Feb. 26, 2020
Frames:
Baader f/2 Ha NarrowBand Filter: 20x270" (1h 30') (gain: 139.00) -20°C bin 1x1
Baader f/2 O3 Narrowband Filter: 23x240" (1h 32') (gain: 139.00) -20°C bin 1x1
Baader f/2 S2 Narrowband Filter: 15x270" (1h 7' 30") (gain: 139.00) -20°C bin 1x1
Integration:
4h 9' 30"
Darks:
20
Flats:
20
Avg. Moon age:
2.56 days
Avg. Moon phase:
7.26%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
6.00
Temperature:
12.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3303479

RA center: 07h18m36s.7

DEC center: -13°1308

Pixel scale: 1.266 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.421 degrees

Field radius: 0.508 degrees

Resolution: 2296x1756

Locations: Home back yard, Tracy, CA, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

NGC 2359 Thor's Helmet

Trying to learn Pixinsight but finding it very time consuming and usually reverting to Photoshop. Finally just stopped. Not satisfied so may go back to this one later. Good thing I am retired or nothing else would get done.

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Description: Redo

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NGC 2359 Thor's Helmet, 



    
        

            Albert  Christensen