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Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC)—New Approach, 



    
        

            Russ Carpenter
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Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC)—New Approach

Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC)—New Approach, 



    
        

            Russ Carpenter
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Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC)—New Approach

Technical card

RA center: 05h18m45s.406

DEC center: -69°0555.44

Pixel scale: 6.297 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -0.965 degrees

Field radius: 4.788 degrees

More info:Open 


Resolution: 4308x3376

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: ChileScope

Description

Here is a combination of new and old data, processed differently.  I started with an RGB image and then added accents from Ha and OIII channels. My goal was to carefully balance the narrowband accents, staying faithful to the relative strengths of the signals in the narrowband masters. I also attempted to process tiny stars carefully, to resolve as many stars in the galaxy as possible. I hope the fine details have survived the compression necessary to make this file manageable in the Astrobin website. 

Tech Notes for Very Small Telescope
Nikon 200mm lens, f/2
10 Micron GM1000HPs Robotic Mount
FLI Microline 16200 CCD Camera, 6mm pixel
Processing with PixInsight, StarTools and Affinity Photo

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Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC)—New Approach, 



    
        

            Russ Carpenter