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Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  IC468, NGC 2359, NGC2359, Sh2-298
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NGC2359 Thor's Helmet/Duck Nebula, 


            Stan Smith
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NGC2359 Thor's Helmet/Duck Nebula

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue SVX080T-3SV

Imaging cameras: ATIK 490 EX Mono

Guiding cameras: Starlight Express Lodestar X2 Autoguider

Software: Main Sequence Software Sequence Generator PRO  ·  Adobe Systems Inc. Photoshop 2019 CC  ·  ClickDesignSoft Autoscript for Pixinsight  ·  Pixinsight  ·  Stark-Labs PHD2

Filters: Chroma technology OIII 3nm 36mm  ·  Chroma technology Ha 3nm 36mm

Accessory: ZWO Off-Axis Guider

Dates:April 11, 2020

Chroma technology Ha 3nm 36mm: 10x300" -15C bin 1x1
Chroma technology OIII 3nm 36mm: 5x300" -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 1.2 hours

Darks: ~25

Avg. Moon age: 18.62 days

Avg. Moon phase: 84.09%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00 job: 3416986

RA center: 7h 18' 30"

DEC center: -13° 12' 45"

Pixel scale: 4.713 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -104.160 degrees

Field radius: 0.861 degrees

Resolution: 1024x826

Locations: Mountain Rest Astronomical Observatory, Mountain Rest, SC, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory



Stan Smith
License: None (All rights reserved)


  • NGC2359 Thor's Helmet/Duck Nebula, 


            Stan Smith
  • Final
    NGC2359 Thor's Helmet/Duck Nebula, 


            Stan Smith


Description: Gathered a bit more Oiii data

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NGC2359 Thor's Helmet/Duck Nebula, 


            Stan Smith