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Small Magellanic Cloud (Samyang 85mm), 



    
        

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Small Magellanic Cloud (Samyang 85mm)

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Small Magellanic Cloud (Samyang 85mm), 



    
        

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Small Magellanic Cloud (Samyang 85mm)

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Samyang 85mm f/1.4

Imaging cameras: Canon 800D

Mounts: iOptron SkyTracker Pro


Dates:Nov. 17, 2020

Frames: 36x60" (36') ISO800

Integration: 36'

Avg. Moon age: 2.60 days

Avg. Moon phase: 7.43%


Astrometry.net job: 4033328

RA center: 0h 48' 18"

DEC center: -72° 55' 20"

Pixel scale: 12.761 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -96.881 degrees

Field radius: 6.367 degrees


Resolution: 2872x2164

Locations: Home, Kerikeri, New Zealand

Data source: Backyard

Description

Small magellanic cloud in the vicinity of space of the Large Magellanic Cloud. It is considered a dwarf galaxy and is at 200k light years from us. Very visible to the naked eye in dark skies in the Southern Hemisphere so with 36 minutes of capture at f/2.0 this comes out well.

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Small Magellanic Cloud (Samyang 85mm), 



    
        

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