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Large Magellanic Cloud (HaRGB), 



    
        

            Leonel Padron
Large Magellanic Cloud (HaRGB)
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Large Magellanic Cloud (HaRGB)

Large Magellanic Cloud (HaRGB), 



    
        

            Leonel Padron
Large Magellanic Cloud (HaRGB)
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Large Magellanic Cloud (HaRGB)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ-106EDX4

Imaging cameras: FLI PL16083

Software: PixInsight PixInshight Core 1.8 Ripley  ·  Adobe Photoshop CC 2020

Filters: Astrodon Ha 3nm


Dates:Aug. 5, 2021

Frames: 34x600" (5h 40')

Integration: 5h 40'

Avg. Moon age: 26.59 days

Avg. Moon phase: 9.47%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4869219

RA center: 05h23m41s

DEC center: -69°4152

Pixel scale: 4.765 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 264.112 degrees

Field radius: 3.692 degrees


Resolution: 3900x3990

Data source: Mix of multiple source

Description

A combination of narrowband (h-alpha) and broadband (RGB) to produced this HaRGB image of the Large Magellanic Cloud where strong HII regions can be easily seen in red.
Although this spiral galaxy is relatively small, it is the largest satellite galaxies orbiting the Milky Way at a distance of 200,000 light-years from Earth

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Large Magellanic Cloud (HaRGB), 



    
        

            Leonel Padron