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Contains:  NGC 2077, Tarantula nebula, NGC 2070, NGC 2048, NGC 2018, NGC 1966, NGC 1763, The star νDor, The star η1Dor, The star εDor, The star δDor, The star θDor, The star βMen, The star μMen

Image of the day 10/22/2016

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Large Magellanic Cloud, 


            Stefan Westphal
Large Magellanic Cloud

Large Magellanic Cloud

Technical card

Resolution: 3367x2238

Dates:Aug. 4, 2016

Frames: 30x180" ISO1600

Integration: 1.5 hours

Darks: ~3

Flats: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 1.63 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.98%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00

Mean FWHM: -3.00 job: 1287995

RA center: 79.592 degrees

DEC center: -68.816 degrees

Orientation: 179.628 degrees

Field radius: 6.320 degrees

Locations: Astrofarm Kiripotib / Namibia, Dordabis, Namibia


Location: Farm Kiripotib / Namibia
Date: 04.08.2016
Lens: EF 200mm f2,8L
Mount: Alt 6ADN
Camera: Canon 5d MKII mod.
Expoure time: 30x3min ISO 1600
Calibration data: insg. 20Flats, 3 Darks
Processing: Deep Sky Stacker, Fitswork4, Photoshop Cs6



Stefan Westphal

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Large Magellanic Cloud, 


            Stefan Westphal