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Contains:  NGC 2359
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Thor's Helmet, 



    
        

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Thor's Helmet
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Thor's Helmet

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Dates:March 15, 2020

Frames: 75x120"

Integration: 2.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 21.22 days

Avg. Moon phase: 59.84%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3322812

RA center: 7h 18' 34"

DEC center: -13° 13' 37"

Pixel scale: 1.219 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.550 degrees

Field radius: 0.949 degrees


Resolution: 4570x3250

Data source: Backyard

Description

NGC 2359 is an emission nebula in the constellation Canis Major. The nebula is approximately 3,670 parsecs away and 30 light-years in size. The central star is the Wolf-Rayet star WR7, an extremely hot star thought to be in a brief pre-supernova stage of evolution.

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Thor's Helmet, 



    
        

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