Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Canis Major (CMa)  ·  Contains:  NGC 2359
NGC 2359, 


            Gianluca Belgrado
NGC 2359
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NGC 2359

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Newton 200 / 1000

Mounts: Skywatcher NEQ6 PRO Synscan

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Konus Vista 80/400

Software: DeepSkyStacker (DSS) 4.2.2 64 bit  ·  Pleiades Astrophoto Pisinsight LE

Filters: Optolong UHC Eos clip APS-C

Accessory: Celestron Mpcc

Dates:Feb. 22, 2017

Frames:Optolong UHC Eos clip APS-C: 12x300" ISO1600

Integration: 1.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 25.46 days

Avg. Moon phase: 17.59%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 8.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4023293

RA center: 7h 18' 36"

DEC center: -13° 13' 19"

Pixel scale: 0.641 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 88.873 degrees

Field radius: 0.372 degrees

Resolution: 3126x2771

Data source: Backyard


Reworking of a photo of Thor's Elmo Nebula, taken with a Canon 5d Mark III camera loaned by a friend of mine, integrating only one hour from the sky of my home (Bortle 8). I am satisfied with the final result, thanks to the low thermal noise of the camera



  • NGC 2359, 


            Gianluca Belgrado
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    NGC 2359, 


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NGC 2359, 


            Gianluca Belgrado