Thor’s Helmet – Sky & Telescope

June 10, 2019 - Comment

Photographer Steve Pastor Electronic mail astro3d@pvtnetworks.internet Location of photograph Mayhill, NM Date/Time of photograph 30 Jan 7, eight, 12 Feb 2019 Gear SBIG STF8300m CCD digicam (SBIG filters) and a 12.5” f/9 RCOS (working at f/6 with an Astro-Physics CCDT-067 telecompressor) on a Paramount ME Description The emission nebula NGC 2359, usually known as Thor’s


Photographer

Steve Pastor

Electronic mail

astro3d@pvtnetworks.internet

Location of photograph

Mayhill, NM

Date/Time of photograph

30 Jan 7, eight, 12 Feb 2019

Gear

SBIG STF8300m CCD digicam (SBIG filters) and a 12.5” f/9 RCOS (working at f/6 with an Astro-Physics CCDT-067 telecompressor) on a Paramount ME

Description

The emission nebula NGC 2359, usually known as Thor’s Helmet, is discovered within the constellation Canis Main. The emission is powered by a Wolf-Rayet star. The nebula is roughly 12,000 light-years away. Picture was a complete of 11 hours publicity.

CATEGORIES
Astronomy Footage: Sky & Telescope’s On-line Gallery, Editor’s Selection from the Picture Gallery, Nebula & Galaxy Footage



Supply hyperlink

Comments

Comments are disabled for this post.