Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Tucana (Tuc)  ·  Contains:  IC 1611  ·  IC 1612  ·  NGC 346
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NGC 346 at Small Magellanic Cloud (RGB stars), 



    
        

            Ruben Barbosa
NGC 346 at Small Magellanic Cloud (RGB stars)
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NGC 346 at Small Magellanic Cloud (RGB stars)

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NGC 346 at Small Magellanic Cloud (RGB stars), 



    
        

            Ruben Barbosa
NGC 346 at Small Magellanic Cloud (RGB stars)
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NGC 346 at Small Magellanic Cloud (RGB stars)

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
12.5" f/9 Quasar Ritchey Chretien
Imaging Cameras
SBIG STL11000
Mounts
Losmandy Titan
Software
Maxim DL, Gimp

Acquisition details

Frames:
Ha: 31x600" (5h 10')
OIII: 32x600" (5h 20')
RGB: 57x600" (9h 30')
Integration:
20h

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4290415

RA center: 00h59m24s.10

DEC center: -72°1044

Pixel scale: 0.646 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 91.977 degrees

Field radius: 0.316 degrees

Resolution: 2851x2064

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: Insight Observatory

Description

`* Image acquisition by: Insight Observatory (Franck Jobard).

* Image processing: Ruben Barbosa

The image data is available via subscription on Starbase at Insight Observatory Starbase.

It is the brightest star-forming region in our neighborhood. The light, the wind, and the heat emitted by its massive stars scattered the glowing gas around a cluster of stars, forming a thin surrounding nebulous structure resembling a spider's web.

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NGC 346 at Small Magellanic Cloud (RGB stars), 



    
        

            Ruben Barbosa