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

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:William Optics RedCat 51 APO

Imaging camera:Nikon D800 Mod

Mount:Takahashi EM-11 Temma 2 Jr.

Guiding telescope or lens:Takahashi 7X50 Finder

Guiding camera:QHY5L-II-M

Software:PixInsightAuriga Imaging RegiStarPhotoshop CC

Filter:H alpha

Resolution: 4880x6040

Dates:Feb. 2, 2019Feb. 3, 2019Feb. 4, 2019

42x300" ISO800
H alpha: 24x300" ISO800

Integration: 5.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 28.30 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.27%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00 job: 2532731

RA center: 80.416 degrees

DEC center: -68.952 degrees

Pixel scale: 6.041 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 2.315 degrees

Field radius: 6.516 degrees

Locations: Avon Valley, York, Western Australia, Australia

Data source: Traveller


This is a two-frame mosaic, with an RGB integration time of 80 minutes and an H-alpha integration time of 60 minutes in each of the northern and southern frames. An additional 50 minutes of RGB integration is added to the center to enhance the S/N.



Wei-Hao Wang
License: None (All rights reserved)

Sky plot

Sky plot


Large Magellanic Cloud, 


            Wei-Hao Wang