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Contains:  47 Tuc, NGC 104, NGC 346, NGC 362, NGC 371, NGC 456, The star λHyi
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SMC Small 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:PhotoshopPleiades Astrophoto, S.L. Pix Insight

Dates:Aug. 19, 2017

Frames: 60x120"

Integration: 2.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.03 days

Avg. Moon phase: 6.91%

Basic astrometry details job: 2176045

RA center: 0h 49' 7"

DEC center: -73° 4' 44"

Pixel scale: 6.897 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.810 degrees

Field radius: 4.167 degrees

Resolution: 3620x2412

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

Data source: Traveller


The SMC taken with Eos6da at Iso1250 and Canon 300mm f/4 L at open f/4.
An irregular dwarf companion of the Milkyway, its nicely adorned by 2 globulars, great 47Tuc and NGC362.



License: None (All rights reserved)



Description: annotated version

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SMC Small Magellanic Cloud,