Celestial hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Canis Major (CMa)  ·  Contains:  NGC 2359
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NGC2359 Thor's Helmet from the backyard in coastal San Diego CA, 



    
        

            Mark Petersen
NGC2359 Thor's Helmet from the backyard in coastal San Diego CA
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NGC2359 Thor's Helmet from the backyard in coastal San Diego CA

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NGC2359 Thor's Helmet from the backyard in coastal San Diego CA, 



    
        

            Mark Petersen
NGC2359 Thor's Helmet from the backyard in coastal San Diego CA
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NGC2359 Thor's Helmet from the backyard in coastal San Diego CA

Acquisition details

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 5575701

RA center: 07h18m29s.10

DEC center: -13°1243

Pixel scale: 0.747 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 111.581 degrees

Field radius: 0.590 degrees

Resolution: 4712x3175

File size: 4.3 MB

Data source: Backyard

Description

Backyard SHO capture of Thor's Helmet from San Diego.  Shot over 3 nights 1/5, 1/29, 1/30 (2022).   

Equipment:
C11 (non-edge) with Starizona LF reducer/corrector
Losmandy G11 with Gemini 1
SHO Astrodon 5nm filters
ZWO EFW 
ZWO ASI6200mm-pro at -10C, Bin2
ZWO ASI290 guide camera

Software:
Maxim DL, CCDStack, Photoshop

Exposure Data:
Ha 28x300s + 3x900s (185') 
O3 25x300s + 2x900s (155')
S2 21x300s + 2x900s (135')
Total = 8 hrs.

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NGC2359 Thor's Helmet from the backyard in coastal San Diego CA, 



    
        

            Mark Petersen