Large Magellanic Cloud

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LRGB image of the Large Magellanic Cloud. Color image created from RGB data following the procedure in R. Lupton et al., PASP 116, 133-137 (2004). This highlights the color of the young, blue stars.

Camera SBIG STL-11000
Lens Rubinar 300 mm f/4.5
Filter Astronomik LRGB
Mount Vixen Super Polaris DX
Date 11 Oct. 2007
Exposure L: 11x4 min, RGB: 7x6 min
Site Koornlandskloof Guest Farm, South Africa
Processing Bias, dark frame, flat field correction IRAF, registration: SWarp, post-processing: Gimp

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