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30 Jan 7, 8, 12 Feb 2019
SBIG STF8300m CCD camera (SBIG filters) and a 12.5” f/9 RCOS (operating at f/6 with an Astro-Physics CCDT-067 telecompressor) on a Paramount ME
The emission nebula NGC 2359, often called Thor's Helmet, is found in the constellation Canis Major. The emission is powered by a Wolf-Rayet star. The nebula is approximately 12,000 light-years away. Image was a total of 11 hours exposure.