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Starless NGC 346 & companions in the SMC, 


            Andy 01

Starless NGC 346 & companions in the SMC

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi TOA-130 APO Refractor

Imaging cameras: QSI 6162 monochrome

Mounts: Takahashi NJP Temma-2

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar Off Axis Guider

Focal reducers: Takahashi TOA35 x0.7 Reducer TOA Reducer

Software: Adobe Photoshop 2020  ·  Sky Safari Pro  ·  PHD2 Guiding 2.6.6 PHD2  ·  Noel Carboni's Astro Tools for PhotoShop Noel Carboni Actions  ·  Nik Software, Inc. Nik Filters

Filters: Chroma OIII 3nm O3  ·  Chroma Ha 5nm Chroma Ha

Accessory: Kendrick Standard Dual Channel Controller

Dates:Sept. 11, 2020

Chroma Ha 5nm Chroma Ha: 10x1200"
Chroma OIII 3nm O3: 6x1200"

Integration: 5.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 23.19 days

Avg. Moon phase: 38.95%

Basic astrometry details job: 3841369

Resolution: 3509x2728

Locations: Burwood, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Data source: Backyard


Starless version featuring NGC 346 & surrounding Ha rich nebulas in the SMC.
Stars removed using Starnet ++