NGC2359, (Thor's Helmet) in Canis Major

copyright Robert Gendler 2008

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LRGB Image, 25 Hours of Exposure

14.5" RCOS (Ion Milled Optics), STL11000





Image acquired from Fair Dinkum Skies, Western Australia

(An affiliation of New Mexico Skies and Pingelly Heights Observatory)

Image data acquired remotely using CCDAutoPilot2

RCOS 14.5" RC f/9 Carbon Truss Ritchey-Chrétiens with RCOS Field Flattener / Corrector.

Software Bisque Paramount ME, SBIG STL-11000XM