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Contains:  Archenar (αEri), Part of the constellation Caelum (Cae), Part of the constellation Eridanus (Eri), Part of the constellation Pictor (Pic), Part of the constellation Tucana (Tuc), The constellation Dorado (Dor), The constellation Horologium (Hor), The constellation Hydrus (Hyi), The constellation Mensa (Men), The constellation Octans (Oct), The constellation Reticulum (Ret), The star Achernar, The star Canopus (αCar), The star αDor, The star αHyi, The star αRet, The star βDor, The star βHyi, The star γ2Vol, The star γHyi, The star νOct
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the Magellan clouds and the South Pole, 



    
        

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the Magellan clouds and the South Pole
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the Magellan clouds and the South Pole

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Canon 16-35 f/4L

Imaging camera:Canon Eos6da

Mount:iOptron 3200

Guiding telescope or lens:Skywatcher 9x50 finder

Guiding camera:Lacerta MGEN

Software:PhotoshopPleiades Astrophoto, S.L. Pix Insight


Dates:Aug. 23, 2017

Frames: 34x120"

Integration: 1.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.83 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.76%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2162784

RA center: 3h 45' 16"

DEC center: -66° 55' 58"

Pixel scale: 59.393 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 58.316 degrees

Field radius: 34.260 degrees


Resolution: 3481x2265

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

Data source: Traveller

Description

A wide field of the extreme south, the bright star at top is Achernar, at bottom left Canopus. In the field the largs and small Magellanic clouds. The South Pole is at bottom right, surrounded by IFN. If you look closely, you may find the trapeze of 4 stars marking the south pole in your polarscope. Hard to detect :-)

Canon 6d at Iso1250 and 16-35mmL f/4 at f/4. An annotated version is also available to check the southern constellations depicted.

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