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NGC2359 - Thor's Helmet



Object Emission Nebula, “Thor’s Helmet” (NGC2359), in Canis Major
Telescope (Photo) Meade LX200GPS 12” SCT @ f/6.3
Telescope (Guiding) Meade LX200GPS 12" SCT @ f/6.3 (off-axis)
Camera (Photo) Canon 20Da DSLR
Camera (Guiding) Meade DSI w/Autostar Envisage
Exposure Detail Sigma-Average combination of 10 images at 900 seconds each, ISO400; RAW file conversion, full calibration (bias, flat, dark), and initial image processing using ImagesPlus 2.75; final image processing using Photoshop CS2
Location Chiefland Astronomy Village, Florida  (N29.409, W82.860)
Date 03/04/06