Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Dorado (Dor)  ·  Contains:  30 Dor Cluster  ·  NGC 1787  ·  NGC 1845  ·  NGC 1901  ·  NGC 1945  ·  NGC 2052  ·  NGC 2070  ·  NGC 2081  ·  Tarantula Nebula  ·  The star βMen  ·  The star δDor  ·  The star εDor  ·  The star θDor  ·  The star μMen
Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
A closer look at the LMC, 



    
        

            Brian Boyle
A closer look at the LMC
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A closer look at the LMC

Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
A closer look at the LMC, 



    
        

            Brian Boyle
A closer look at the LMC
Powered byPixInsight

A closer look at the LMC

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon 200mm f2.8 L II USM

Imaging cameras: Canon 6D unmodified

Mounts: Skywatcher Star Adventurer Pro

Software: PixInsight Core Version 1.8 Ripley


Dates:May 17, 2020

Frames: 35x45" (26' 15")

Integration: 26' 15"

Avg. Moon age: 24.77 days

Avg. Moon phase: 23.50%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3525733

RA center: 05h15m43s

DEC center: -68°4933

Pixel scale: 6.049 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 278.785 degrees

Field radius: 6.230 degrees


Resolution: 6170x4115

Locations: Speargrass Flat Observatory, Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand

Data source: Backyard

Description

I returned to the subject of my first ever astrophotograph 4 weeks ago, but this time with a 200mm lens.

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A closer look at the LMC, 



    
        

            Brian Boyle