NGC 292 - Small Magellanic Cloud (SMC)
Exposure time total:
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 80-400mm f/4.5 - 5.6 @ f=300mm
21x3 min ISO 800
Image acquisition by CEDIC team
(Christoph Kaltseis, Bernhard Hubl, Markus Blauensteiner, Justin Kabaus)
Image processing by Christoph Kaltseis
Ngc 104, also know as 47 Tuc can easily been seen with the naked eye.
The globular cluster is about 10 times nearer than Ngc 292.
The SMC forms a pair with the Large Magellanic Cloud.
dwarf galaxy (SBm)
319’ x 205’
+ 2.8 mag
~ 200 000 light years