Thor's Helmet (NGC 2359)

Thor's Helmet (NGC 2359)
Thor's helmet (NGC 2359) is an emission nebula in the constellation of Canis Major. The nebula's bubble like shape along with its filaments resemble the Norse god Thor's helmet. At the centre of the nebula is a Wolf-Rayet star.

Exposure time 50:40:40:40:40min with Ha:L:R:G:B filters.
(subs: 5min with LRGB, 10min with Ha)
Author
Scheers Jan
Telescope
CHI-2 (ASA500N, 50cm)
Camera
FLI PL16803
Location
El Sauce Observatory, Chile
Date of observation
January 2020
Filters
Ha and LRGB
Processing
AstroPixelProcessor & Photoshop CC (incl. AstroPanel 4.1 & Astronomy Tools plug-ins)
Credits
Astrophotography Group "Volkssterrenwacht A Pien", Ghent (Belgium)
Submitted on Sat, 04/11/2020 - 07:31