Thor's Helmet (NGC 2359 in Canis Major)

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Date: January, 2011
Location: Elizabeth, CO. ~6500 ft., mag 5.5 skies

16" f/4.9 Newtonian, Pegasus Optics primary

6" f/4.4 Newtonian, Parks primary

Mount: Mathis Instruments MI-500

Luminance: 240 min on 16" using STL-11000M

Color: 120 min on 6" using ST-4000XCM, concurrently collected during luminance collection


Luminance: Custom Scientific luminance filter

Color: UV/IR filter of ST-4000XCM

Seeing: ~3"
Comments: Processed using Maxim, Registar, CCDStack and Corel's PhotoPaint X4

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