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Large Magellanic Cloud strip, 



    
        

            Roger Groom
Large Magellanic Cloud strip
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Large Magellanic Cloud strip, 



    
        

            Roger Groom
Large Magellanic Cloud strip
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Williams Optics Megrez 90

Imaging cameras: SBIG ST-8300C

Mounts: Paramount ME

Focal reducers: Borg DGL 0.85X

Software: PixInsight  ·  Photoshop CC  ·  CCDStack 2+  ·  Maxim DL 6 Pro


Dates:Aug. 18, 2015

Frames: 50x300" (4h 10')

Integration: 4h 10'

Avg. Moon age: 3.49 days

Avg. Moon phase: 13.18%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 786915

RA center: 5h 37' 15"

DEC center: -69° 35' 38"

Pixel scale: 6.260 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.182 degrees

Field radius: 1.886 degrees


Resolution: 2000x839

Locations: Perth Hills, Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Description

A two frame mosaic of the Large Magellanic Cloud using a ST8300c camera.

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Large Magellanic Cloud strip, 



    
        

            Roger Groom