Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Hydrus (Hyi)  ·  Contains:  Extremely wide field
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Magellanic clouds wide field, 



    
        

            Rodney Watters
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Magellanic clouds wide field

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Magellanic clouds wide field, 



    
        

            Rodney Watters
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Magellanic clouds wide field

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon EF 20mm f/2.8

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 550D / Rebel T2i

Mounts: Losmandy GM8

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher Black Daimond

Guiding cameras: Sky-Watcher Synguider

Software: photoshop  ·  ImagesPlus


Dates:Oct. 13, 2012

Frames: 10x300" (50')

Integration: 50'

Avg. Moon age: 27.29 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.58%


Astrometry.net job: 97454

RA center: 3h 33' 19"

DEC center: -74° 3' 54"

Pixel scale: 91.797 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -44.193 degrees

Field radius: 18.574 degrees


Resolution: 1285x845

Locations: Wiruna Dark Sky Site (ASNSW), Ilford, New South Wales, Australia

Data source: Traveller

Description

Wide field image showing the large and small Magellanic clouds. The bright object adjacent to the SMC is the globular cluster 47 Tucana. Image alignment and stacking in Image plus and final processing in Adobe Photoshop CS4. Camera settings: FL 20mm, F5, ISO 1600, 10 x 300s, .

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Magellanic clouds wide field, 



    
        

            Rodney Watters