NGC 2359 Thor's Helmet

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NGC 2359 Emission Nebula in Canis Major (Thor's Helmet)
Date 2/17/2007
Exposure SIIHαOIII 60:60:60 (unbinned)
Camera ST2000XM with Schuler filters (Astrodon)
Telescope Takahashi Sky90 f/4.5 on Losmandy G11 w/Gemini
Guiding Self-guided
Processing MaximDL, Photoshop CS2, FITS Liberator, Asto Actions
Comments Very cold, moderate transparency

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NGC 2359 Emission Nebula in Canis Major (Thor's Helmet, aka Duck Nebula)
Date 1/31 and 2/1/2006
Exposure HaRGB 180:15:15:25 (Ha used for luminance)
Camera SXV-H9 w/ Schuler filters
Telescope Takahashi Sky90 f/4.5 on Losmandy G11 w/Gemini
Guiding ST-4 w/AT1010
Processing MaximDL, Photoshop CS2, FITS Liberator, Asto Actions
Comments Cool and mild, moderate seeing

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