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Contains:  NGC 330, NGC 346
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NGC 346, 


            Steffen Boelaars
NGC 346
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NGC 346

Technical card

Dates:Aug. 31, 2019

Frames: 24x300" ISO800

Integration: 2.0 hours

Darks: ~100

Flats: ~100

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 1.26 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.77%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00

Temperature: 3.00

Basic astrometry details job: 2899178

RA center: 0h 59' 19"

DEC center: -72° 9' 28"

Pixel scale: 0.542 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.219 degrees

Field radius: 0.483 degrees

Resolution: 5408x3459

Locations: Star Field, Ruakokoputuna, Wellington, New Zealand

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility


Peering well into the Small Magellanic Cloud, we find NGC 346. An open cluster with accompanying nebula. One day I'll get it with pinpointy tiny stars. When I have money and real cool astro camera gear. :-D



Steffen Boelaars
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NGC 346, 


            Steffen Boelaars