Thor's Helmet

Taken by: Tony Cellini, Bob Finnigan and Lee Green

Date: 03/08/2012

Exposure: 4 hours through Ha, OIII and LRGB filters

Description: Located near the bright star Sirius in the constellation Canis Major, NGC-2359 (Thor's Helmet) is an emission nebula formed by gas excited by an energetic Wolf-Rayet star. Celestron HD1100, Apogee U16M, Paramount ME Ha: 6x900s, OIII: 6x900s Luminance: 2x900s, RGB: 1x900s each channel

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