NGC 1929  -  N 44

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Object identification (1.3MB)

DSLR widefield image

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: TEC RC 20" f/9 with corrector (f=4492mm)
Camera: FLI PL16803 with Astrodon filters
Binning: RGB 1x1
Mount: Astro-Physics AP1600GTO
Exposure time: R 6x6min / G 6x6min / B 6x6min
Exposure time total: 1h 48min
Notes: Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Bernhard Hubl, Christoph Kaltseis, Markus Blauensteiner)

Image processing by Bernhard Hubl