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"Grand Hexagon" of the SMC in HOO / OHH colors, 



    
        

            Alexandr Zaytsev
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"Grand Hexagon" of the SMC in HOO / OHH colors

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"Grand Hexagon" of the SMC in HOO / OHH colors, 



    
        

            Alexandr Zaytsev
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"Grand Hexagon" of the SMC in HOO / OHH colors

Acquisition details

Dates:
Nov. 2, 2022
Frames:
17×600(2h 50′)
Integration:
2h 50′
Avg. Moon age:
8.69 days
Avg. Moon phase:
63.69%

RA center: 00h51m18s.520

DEC center: -72°5201.20

Pixel scale: 0.956 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 94.931 degrees

Field radius: 0.498 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

More info:Open 

Resolution: 2656x2656

File size: 6.9 MB

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: ChileScope

Description

2h 50min of integral Ha and OIII exposure of the central region of the  SMC captured remotely using Telescope #3 (ASA-N D = 0.5m f/3.8, FLI ProLine 16803) system of ChileScope observatory, captured during two observation sessions of Oct 31, 2022 and Nov 2, 2022.

The Ha, OIII, OIII exposures calibrated/integrated are mapped to RGB channels in PixInsight and  then the colors are manually adjusted in Photoshop.

A slightly wider angle Ha only view to the same region based on the subset of exposures used in this image is available under [1]:

[1] https://www.astrobin.com/5mqacw/

A much wider angle view for the SMC in Ha featuring this structure was also obtained with T4 instrument of Chilescope [1]:

[2] https://www.astrobin.com/cm8cc2/

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"Grand Hexagon" of the SMC in HOO / OHH colors, 



    
        

            Alexandr Zaytsev