The Large Magellanic Cloud

- an irregular satellite galaxy of the Milky Way approx 165,000 ly distant containing countless objects of interest. The image has been processed to emphasise emission nebula regions

 

Camera: SBIG STL11000M, Astrodon filters Lens: 135mm f3.5 at f4 (fov 13x10 approx)
Mount: Synta NEQ-6 Pro Guiding: not needed
Filters/Exposures: Ha:R:G:B = 13x10:13x10:7x10:8x10min6h50m Location: Heathcote+Little Desert, Victoria, Australia
Dates: 24/25 September, 30/31 October, 4/5 November 2011 Processing: CCDStack and Photoshop CS5