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Observation by Ian Rothwell: IC468 (Thor's Helmet)

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Ian Rothwell

Observer

Ian Rothwell

Observed

2019 Mar 27 - 21:05

Uploaded

2019 Mar 28 - 21:38

Objects

IC468

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Constellation

Canis Major

Field centre

RA: 07h18m
Dec: -13°14'
Position angle: -68°30'

Field size

0°23' × 0°26'

Equipment
  • Skywatcher Explorer 150P
  • ZWO ASI1600MMPro-Cool
  • ZWO EFW
  • Baader H-alpha, OIII ans SII filters
Exposure

6 x 5min H-alpha (R), 6 x 10 Min OIII (G), 6 x 10 min SII (B)

Location

Bournemouth

Title

IC468 (Thor's Helmet)

About this image

Having only previously imaged this object using the telescopes at Siding Spring it was never going to be as spectacular low in the skies above Bournemouth with my 150mm 'scope and grazing a neighbours tree.

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