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Contains:  NGC 346
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NGC 346, 





    
        

            Casey Good
NGC 346

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Planewave 17" CDK

Imaging camera:SBIG STXL-11002

Mount:Paramount ME

Filters:HaAstrodon O3

Resolution: 2374x1516

Dates:March 6, 2019

Frames: 48x1200"

Integration: 16.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 29.38 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.02%

Astrometry.net job: 2568221

RA center: 14.896 degrees

DEC center: -72.174 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.633 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 205.224 degrees

Field radius: 0.248 degrees

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: Heaven's Mirror Observatory

Description

NGC 346 is an open cluster with associated nebula located in the Small Magellanic Cloud that appears in the constellation Tucana at a distance of 21,000 light years. It contains HD 5980, the brightest star in the Small Magellanic Cloud.

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NGC 346, 





    
        

            Casey Good

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