Archive for April 19, 2014

NGC 2359 – “Thor’s Helmet” – Diffuse Nebula – Canis Major

April 19, 2014

Telescope: 10-inch reflector at 57x, from my moderately light polluted backyard in the foothills of western North Carolina.   The following pencil sketch was made using a No. 2 pencil on a blank 5 x 8 note card, with the colors inverted using a scanner.


To read the Observers Challenge report:  MARCH 2014 OBSERVERS CHALLENGE – NGC-2359

Supplemental image (December 2020) to report, by Mario Motta from Massachusetts:  32-inch telescope