100% mobile compatible
Observatory Parameters
May 22
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
First Quarter
13:20 02:12

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
Uploaded by TWFowler
Size: 3,299 × 2,475 px
Visual Field: 0.6º
Uploaded by dpbal67
Size: 2,148 × 1,650 px
Uploaded by Diego_Colonnello
Size: 4,259 × 2,902 px
Visual Field: 0.4º
Uploaded by Diego_Colonnello
Size: 4,254 × 3,064 px
Visual Field: 0.4º
Uploaded by Pullaqua
Size: 2,845 × 3,270 px
Visual Field: 0.2º
Uploaded by TWFowler
Size: 3,297 × 2,472 px
Visual Field: 0.6º

Build and share your astrophotographer profile for free!

Upload Your Astrophotography
View all...

Telescope Simulator

Check how Thor's Helmet would look like through your camera, eyepiece or binoculars.

This tool was designed to check framing, not visual magnitude. Objects will look dimmer on your eyepiece and binoculars.

Camera Eyepiece Binoculars Off

Hourly Elevation May 22

Thor's Helmet as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Maximum Elevation º at hrs.
Rise: hrs.   Set: hrs.

Monthly Elevation

Best period for observing Thor's Helmet at hours

Data Sheet

7h 18m 30s
-13º 14' 00''
E -
Last visited objects: Thor's Helmet

Astronomy Quote of the Day

“Mozart's music is so pure and beautiful that I see it as a reflection of the inner beauty of the Universe.” Albert Einstein
Astronomy Planning Made Easy. Learn more.