Contains: NGC 2077, Tarantula nebula, NGC 2070, NGC 2048, NGC 2018, NGC 1966, The star θDor, The star βMen

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Large Magellanic Cloud

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: Canon 300mm f/4.0 L

Imaging camera: Canon Eos6da

Mount: iOptron 3200

Guiding telescope or lens: Skywatcher 9x50 finder

Guiding camera: Lacerta MGEN

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto, S.L. Pix InsightPhotoshop

Resolution: 3660x2442

Dates: Aug. 23, 2017

Frames: 62x120"

Integration: 2.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.83 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.76%

Astrometry.net job: 1821561

RA center: 81.077 degrees

DEC center: -69.783 degrees

Pixel scale: 6.898 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 114.263 degrees

Field radius: 4.216 degrees

Locations: Hakos Guest Farm, 100km past Windhoek, Namibia

Description

The LMC taken with Canon 300L f/4 open and Eos6d at Iso1250.

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