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N 70 (LMC), 


N 70 (LMC)

N 70 (LMC)

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Custom 16" Newtonian

Imaging camera:SBIG ST4000XCM CCD OSC

Mount:Custom German Equatorial

Guiding telescope or lens:Custom 16" Newtonian

Guiding camera:SBIG ST4000XCM CCD OSC

Software:CCDSoft, CCDStack, Photoshop

Accessory:Televue Paracor

Resolution: 2000x1480

Dates:Dec. 16, 2014

Frames: 14x900"

Integration: 3.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 23.92 days

Avg. Moon phase: 31.56% job: 487204

RA center: 85.824 degrees

DEC center: -67.856 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.720 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.631 degrees

Field radius: 0.249 degrees

Locations: Wiruna Dark Sky Site, Mudgee, Australia


N 70 (LMC)
This is a super bubble in the LMC, a satellite galaxy of the Milky Way at a distance of approx. 160000 ly. N70 is a luminous bubble of interstellar gas about 300 ly across, created by hot massive stars and supernovae in the interior.



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N 70 (LMC),