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Observatory Parameters
Nov 20
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:39 18:46

Thor's Helmet · NGC 2359 Diffuse Nebula in Canis Major Constellation

Size: 10' x 5' Magnitude: N/A Also known as Sh 2-298, LBN 1041
Credit: ESO/B. Bailleul
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7h 18m 30s
-13º 14' 00''
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