Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Tucana (Tuc)  ·  Contains:  IC 1611  ·  NGC 330  ·  NGC 346  ·  NGC 361  ·  NGC 371  ·  NGC 395  ·  NGC 411  ·  NGC 416
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Garden of new life, 



    
        

            Patrick Dufour
Garden of new life
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Garden of new life

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Garden of new life, 



    
        

            Patrick Dufour
Garden of new life
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Garden of new life

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: AG Optical 12.5" iHW

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY600

Mounts: iOptron CEM120 EC2

Guiding telescopes or lenses: AG Optical 12.5" iHW

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI290MC

Software: Pixinsight 1.8  ·  NINA - Nighttime Imaging ‘N’ Astronomy

Filters: Astrodon Ha 50mm 5nm  ·  Astronomik LRGB IIc lrgb  ·  Astrodon S2 50mm 5nm  ·  Astrodon O3 50mm 5nm


Dates:Sept. 10, 2021Sept. 13, 2021Sept. 14, 2021Sept. 15, 2021

Frames:
Astrodon Ha 50mm 5nm: 50x600" (8h 20') (gain: 26.00) bin 1x1
Astrodon O3 50mm 5nm: 41x600" (6h 50') (gain: 26.00) bin 1x1
Astrodon S2 50mm 5nm: 95x600" (15h 50') (gain: 26.00) bin 1x1
Astronomik LRGB IIc lrgb: 150x120" (5h) (gain: 26.00) bin 1x1

Integration: 36h

Avg. Moon age: 6.99 days

Avg. Moon phase: 46.61%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 5031415

RA center: 01h01m35s.3

DEC center: -72°0524

Pixel scale: 1.262 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.219 degrees

Field radius: 1.009 degrees


Resolution: 4788x3194

Locations: Cielmonchili, Monte Patria, Coquimbo, Chile

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

Description

My goal for this composition was to bring out as much as possible the impressive density of gas contained in SMC. I also integrate the rgb layer of the stars to it, which reminds us that it is indeed a densely populated area.

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Garden of new life, 



    
        

            Patrick Dufour