Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Tucana (Tuc)  ·  Contains:  NGC 292  ·  NGC 346  ·  NGC 362  ·  NGC 465  ·  Small Magellanic Cloud  ·  The star λ2Tuc  ·  The star λHyi
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Small Magellanic Cloud, 



    
        

            Peter64
Small Magellanic Cloud
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Small Magellanic Cloud

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Small Magellanic Cloud, 



    
        

            Peter64
Small Magellanic Cloud
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Small Magellanic Cloud

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon 300mm f/4L Canon 300L

Imaging cameras: Canon 6D Mark II DSLR

Mounts: SkyWatcher Star Adventurer Pro Equatorial Mount for DSLR

Software: ProDigital Software Astronomy Tools Actions Set  ·  Canon DPP  ·  Photoshop CC  ·  Russell Cromaan Astrophotography GradientXterminator  ·  Starnet++  ·  Deep Sky Stacker 4.2.2 Stacking software

Filters: Hoya 77mm Starscape Light Pollution Filter


Dates:Nov. 25, 2020

Frames: 205x30" (1h 42' 30")

Integration: 1h 42' 30"

Avg. Moon age: 10.38 days

Avg. Moon phase: 79.74%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4265070

RA center: 0h 57' 36"

DEC center: -72° 7' 8"

Pixel scale: 4.034 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 91.370 degrees

Field radius: 3.495 degrees


Resolution: 5190x3460

Data source: Backyard

Description

Small Magellanic Cloud taken with 205 frames of 30 seconds each on an unmodified Canon 6D Mk II and 300mm lens wide open at f/4 . in Bortle class 8 sky. I was happy to discover NGC 406 in the south west of the frame. Basic processing in PS.

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