Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Canis Major (CMa)  ·  Contains:  IC468  ·  NGC 2359  ·  NGC2359  ·  Sh2-298
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NGC 2359 Thor's Helmet, 


            Rocco Sung
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NGC 2359 Thor's Helmet

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Planewave CDK 17"

Imaging cameras: SBIG STXL 11002 with AOX

Mounts: Software Bisque Paramount ME

Software: Photoshop  ·  PixInsight  ·  The Sky X

Filters: Astrodon Blue  ·  Astrodon Green  ·  Astrodon Red  ·  Astrodon OIII  ·  Astrodon HA

Astrodon Blue: 3x600" bin 1x1
Astrodon Green: 3x600" bin 1x1
Astrodon HA: 18x1800" bin 1x1
Astrodon OIII: 14x1800" bin 1x1
Astrodon Red: 3x600" bin 1x1

Integration: 17.5 hours

Astrometry.net job: 4347617

RA center: 7h 18' 32"

DEC center: -13° 13' 33"

Pixel scale: 0.634 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -117.684 degrees

Field radius: 0.385 degrees

Resolution: 2427x3640

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility


NGC 2359, The Thor's Helmet Nebula
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NGC 2359 Thor's Helmet, 


            Rocco Sung