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"Grand Hexagon" of the SMC in Ha, 



    
        

            Alexandr Zaytsev
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"Grand Hexagon" of the SMC in Ha, 



    
        

            Alexandr Zaytsev
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Acquisition details

Dates:
Oct. 31, 2022
Frames:
9×600(1h 30′)
Integration:
1h 30′
Avg. Moon age:
6.55 days
Avg. Moon phase:
41.15%

RA center: 00h51m25s.804

DEC center: -73°0019.84

Pixel scale: 0.954 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.542 degrees

Field radius: 0.757 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

More info:Open 

Resolution: 4042x4042

File size: 7.8 MB

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: ChileScope

Description

1h 30min of integral Ha exposure of the central region of the SMC captured remotely using Telescope #3 (ASA-N D = 0.5m f/3.8, FLI ProLine 16803) system of ChileScope observatory on Oct 31, 2022.

A wider angle view for the SMC in Ha featuring this structure was also obtained with T4 instrument of Chilescope [1]:

[1] https://www.astrobin.com/cm8cc2/

The hexagon structure is particularly well visible in the continuum subtracted Ha version of that wide angle image available under [2]:

[2] https://www.astrobin.com/cm8cc2/B/

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    "Grand Hexagon" of the SMC in Ha, 



    
        

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  • "Grand Hexagon" of the SMC in Ha, 



    
        

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Title: Subframe of the SMC image Chilescope T4 (Ha with continuum subtraction) showing the wide angle view of the same structure

Description: (Obtained in Oct-Nov 2020.)

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"Grand Hexagon" of the SMC in Ha, 



    
        

            Alexandr Zaytsev