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Small Magellanic Cloud, 



    
        

            Paul Hancock
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Small Magellanic Cloud

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Small Magellanic Cloud, 



    
        

            Paul Hancock
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Small Magellanic Cloud

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics Star 71 II WO Star 71

Imaging cameras: Canon 550D (T2i) 550D

Mounts: Skywatcher HEQ5 Pro Synscan Heq5pro

Guiding cameras: ZWO 290 Mini

Software: SharpCap 3.0 Sharpcap  ·  Backyard EOS BYEOS 3.1


Dates:Aug. 24, 2019

Frames: 9x300" (45')

Integration: 45'

Avg. Moon age: 23.00 days

Avg. Moon phase: 40.96%


Astrometry.net job: 2881167

RA center: 0h 59' 2"

DEC center: -72° 32' 29"

Pixel scale: 5.880 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -89.130 degrees

Field radius: 2.199 degrees


Resolution: 2564x1704

Data source: Traveller

Description

The Small Magellanic Cloud (SMC). I took this after the previous M7 shot, when most people had packed up and were leaving our clubs dark site. I only managed 45 minutes so it is quite noisy.

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Small Magellanic Cloud, 



    
        

            Paul Hancock