NGC 1929  -  Wide field

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Object identification (3.3MB)

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Object data of NGC1929

Object type: Emission nebula + open star cluster
Size: 9'
Magnitude: 11.9 mag
Constellation: Dor
Distance: in LMC (170,000 Ly)
Notes: NGC 1929 is an open star cluster with an associated emission nebula embedded in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC). The huge emission nebula is also named N44 (Henize 1956). The object identification image shows the nebula components of this superbubble structure defined by Henize in 1956.

Exposure data

Date: 2015-10-16 + 2015-10-17 + 2015-10-19
Location: Hacienda Los Andes / Chile (1100m)
Telescope: Nikon AF-S Nikkor 500mm f/4E @ f/5
Camera: Nikon D750 (ISO800)
Mount: Astro-Physics AP1600GTO
Exposure time: 20x5min
Exposure time total: 1h 40min
Notes: Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Bernhard Hubl, Christoph Kaltseis, Markus Blauensteiner)

Image processing by Bernhard Hubl