NGC 2359 - Thor's Helmet in Canis Major

Imaged from Nova Scotia, Winter, 2016







HaRGB Combination
Altitude at culmination 32
Minimum Airmass Value (sec z) 1.9
Mean FWHM 3.6 arc-s
Taking Camera SBIG STL-11002XM Nova Scotia Winter, 2016, ~mag 6.4 - @-20C
Imaging OTA AG Optics iDK 14.5"
Equivalent focal length and ratio 2465mm f/6.7
Mount Astro-Physics 1600GTO
Guiding PHD2/ONAG/Lodestar X-2
HaRGB Total integration time 21hrs 50min Ha 23X30min, R-36x10 min, G-36x10 min, B-36x10 min-Astrodon 5nm Ha and Gen 2 I series RGB Filters. Binned 1X1
Acquisition Main Sequence Software-Sequence Generator Pro
Calibration and Stacking Darks, Flats and Bias - Stacked and calibrated with PixInsight
Processed PixInsight, Adobe Photoshop CS4 and Bob Franke's CCDBand-Aid


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