Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Canis Major (CMa)  ·  Contains:  IC 468  ·  LBN 1040  ·  LBN 1041  ·  NGC 2359  ·  Sh2-298
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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
AG Optical 12.5" iDK F/6.7
Mounts
Software Bisque Paramount MX+
Filters
Chroma Ha 5nm · Chroma S2 5nm · Chroma O3 5nm
Software
Astro Pixel Precessor · PI · PHD2 Guiding PD2 · Seqence Generator Pro

Acquisition details

Dates:
March 2, 2021
Frames:
47x1200" (15h 40')
Integration:
15h 40'
Avg. Moon age:
18.25 days
Avg. Moon phase:
86.89%

RA center: 07h18m19s.202

DEC center: -13°1132.35

Pixel scale: 0.739 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -90.140 degrees

Field radius: 0.464 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

More info:Open 

Resolution: 2861x3500

Data source: Backyard

Description

NGC 2359 - Thor's Helmet is an emission nebula in the constellation Canis Major. The nebula is approximately 11.96 thousand light years away and about 30 light-years in size.

Processed in a modified formula of HOO + RGB Stars.

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NGC 2359 Thor's Helmet, 



    
        

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