NGC 1763


Click Image for full size view
Warning: Full size images can be very large
By
Catalog
Obj Type
Location
Date Taken:
SSRO
NGC 1763
Nebula
CTIO, Chile
11-17-2007
Description

This is an HII region in the Large Magallanic Cloud (LMC) known as N11B, AKA NGC 1763. 160,000 light-years from us, the region lies in the constellation Dorado; this image covers approximately 10 arcminutes across (about 500 light-years).

To see the Ha image of this object, click here.

Technical Details
Exposure Time:
HaR-HaG-HaB with 3 hours of Ha and about 1 hour for each channel all binned 1x1
Camera:
Apogee Alta U47
Telescope:
RCOS Carbon Truss 16 inch f/11.3 Ritchey-Chretien
Mount:
Software Bisque Paramount ME
© 2019 SSRO
Used with permission, No reproduction of these images are permitted without written approval from SSRO.