NGC2359

Constellation: Canis Major        Distance: 1800 lightyears

NGC2359

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Image spcefications:
  • Exposure: 9 hours, HaO3 = 240:300
  • Camera: SBIG ST-8300M, Temp -20 ° C, Baader LRGB filters
  • Instrument: TEC 140, focal distance 980 mm
  • Mount: Paramount MX+
  • Guiding: TS Off Axisguider, Starlight Xpress Lodestar autoguider and PHD
  • Location: Nozière, France
  • Date: 7, 8, 9 Februari and 5 Mars 2021

Image acquisition Sequence Generator Pro:
  • 12 H-alpha of 20 minutes, binned 1x1
  • 15 O3 of 20 minutes, binned 1x1
  • 20 Flat fields per channel with Flatfield panel
  • 20 Dark frames of 20 minutes + 100 Bias frames

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