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Contains:  NGC 2077, Tarantula nebula, NGC 2070, NGC 2048, NGC 2018, NGC 1966, NGC 1763, The star εDor, The star θDor, The star βMen
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Large Magellanic Cloud, 


Large Magellanic Cloud

Large Magellanic Cloud

Technical card

Resolution: 3938x3785

Dates:Oct. 31, 2016

Frames: 104x180"

Integration: 5.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 0.69 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.53% job: 1308807

RA center: 80.245 degrees

DEC center: -68.736 degrees

Pixel scale: 5.155 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 93.820 degrees

Field radius: 3.911 degrees

Data source: Traveller


A 6 panel mosaic of the Large Magellanic Cloud. Thinking I really need a new DSLR for astrophotography work, the Ha sensitivity of the Nikon D700 is quite abysmal. Although the sensor was the best in class for low light work, that was a decade ago and it is quite noisy in todays standards.



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Large Magellanic Cloud,