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Small Magellanic Cloud, 



    
        

            Steffen Boelaars
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Small Magellanic Cloud

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Small Magellanic Cloud, 



    
        

            Steffen Boelaars
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Small Magellanic Cloud

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C

Imaging cameras: Nikon D7500

Mounts: iOptron CEM25-EC

Software: Lightroom CC  ·  PixInsight 1.8

Accessory: QHYCCD Polemaster


Dates:Aug. 30, 2019

Frames: 6x300" (30') ISO100

Integration: 30'

Darks: ~100

Flats: ~100

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 0.08 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.01%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00

Temperature: 3.00


Astrometry.net job: 2919913

RA center: 0h 47' 54"

DEC center: -72° 51' 10"

Pixel scale: 5.586 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -90.274 degrees

Field radius: 5.214 degrees


Resolution: 5600x3728

Locations: Star Field, Ruakokoputuna, Wellington, New Zealand

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

Description

I am astounded at the quality of this image. I was meant to take 5 hours of data, but due to some stupidity (a.k.a. 'new learning' ) on my part, I ended up with only half an hour. Taken with simply a standard camera lens, instead of a telescope, I am impressed.

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Small Magellanic Cloud, 



    
        

            Steffen Boelaars