Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Dorado (Dor)  ·  Contains:  NGC 1731  ·  NGC 1733  ·  NGC 1760  ·  NGC 1761  ·  NGC 1763  ·  NGC 1769  ·  NGC 1773  ·  NGC 1776  ·  NGC 1783
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NGC 1760, 



    
        

            Casey Good
NGC 1760
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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi TOA-150

Imaging cameras: FLI ML16200

Mounts: Astro-Physics 1600 with Absolute Encoders

Filters: Ha  ·  S2  ·  O3


Dates:March 28, 2020

Frames:
Ha: 3x900" bin 1x1
O3: 16x1800" bin 1x1
S2: 15x1800" bin 1x1

Integration: 16.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 3.68 days

Avg. Moon phase: 14.57%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3359669

RA center: 4h 56' 34"

DEC center: -66° 29' 31"

Pixel scale: 1.128 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 174.447 degrees

Field radius: 0.706 degrees


Resolution: 2973x3382

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: DeepSkyWest

Description

NGC 1760 is a large emission nebula complex about 160,000 light years away within the Large Magellanic cloud. It is one of the most active star forming regions in the nearby cosmos, surpassed only by the tarantula nebula.

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NGC 1760, 



    
        

            Casey Good

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