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NGC 346 - Secret Garden of Gas and Dust, 



    
        

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NGC 346 - Secret Garden of Gas and Dust
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NGC 346 - Secret Garden of Gas and Dust

NGC 346 - Secret Garden of Gas and Dust, 



    
        

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NGC 346 - Secret Garden of Gas and Dust

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher 305/1500 305mm/1500mm

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY 11

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ8 Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher 305/1500 305mm/1500mm

Guiding cameras: QHY CCD QHY 5 L-II mono

Focal reducers: Baader Planerarium Baader MPCC Mark II

Software: Adobe Inc Photoshop CC  ·  PHD 2  ·  Sequence Generator Pro  ·  PixInsight

Filters: Baader Planetarium Sulphur II 6.5nm  ·  Baader Planetarium O-III 7 nm

Accessory: Astronomy Academy OAG


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4191675

RA center: 01h02m20s.6

DEC center: -72°0538

Pixel scale: 1.221 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.950 degrees

Field radius: 0.705 degrees


Resolution: 3228x2624

Locations: Home Observatory, Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

I like looking at various other little bits of nebula within the Magellenic clouds and this one ended up being bloody hard to process with a very low signal to noise.

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NGC 346 - Secret Garden of Gas and Dust, 



    
        

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