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Ngc 456 widefield in Tucana

Astrophotography from Ursa Major Observatory @ ROSA

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emission nebula + open cluster
5’
+ 11.5 mag
Tuc
190 000 light years (in SMC)
2015-10-15+16+17
Hacienda los Andes / Chile (1100m)
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 500mm f/4E @ f/5
Astro Physics AP1600GTO
54x5 min
270 min
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Nikon D750 (ISO 800)
Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Bernhard Hubl, Christoph Kaltseis, Markus Blauensteiner) Image processing by Bernhard Hubl
NGC 456 is a small open star cluster with an associated emission nebula embedded in the Small Magellanic Cloud (SMC). The center of the SMC can be found near the right edge in the above image. Many emission nebulae and star clusters which are all part of SMC can be seen in the image:     NGC 330     NGC 339     NGC 346     NGC 395     NGC 416     NGC 419     NGC 456     NGC 460     NGC 465     NGC 602     Cl Kronberger 31     Cl Kronberger 38     Cl Kronberger 44     ESO 29-48     DEM S 164
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