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Suuri Magellanin pilvi - 25.11.2022 at 00.00 - 25.11.2022 at 04.30 Victoria, Gobur, Australia Observation number 110888

Visibility V / V

Tomi Kurri, Porin Karhunvartijat

I photographed the Large Magellanic Cloud on a moonless night in the middle of the rural darkness here in Australia. The Large Magellanic Cloud is located near the South Pole and is never visible in Finland or even in Europe. Both Magellanic Clouds are visible throughout the Australian summer high in the southern sky.

The object is really spectacular and the bar structure of the galaxy can be seen with the naked eye. In the sky, the object's apparent diameter is almost 20 times that of the Moon. For example, compared to the Andromeda galaxy, the Magellanic clouds are really easy to see with the naked eye in a dark place.

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  • Observation target
    • Deep space object
  • Designation
    • Suuri Magellanin pilvi
  • Constellation
    • Dorado
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Samyang 135mm, Canon EOS 6D (mod), Star Adventurer. Exposure time 253x60s

Comments: 4 pcs
Matti Helin - 27.11.2022 at 18.32 Report this

Onpa hieno. Pääsisipä itsekin joskus näkemään. 

Tomi Kurri - 27.11.2022 at 22.50 Report this

Kiitos, Matti! Eteläinen taivas on todellakin näkemisen arvoinen. Lisäksi voin lämpimästi suositella Australiaa matkakohteena :)

Petrus Kurppa - 28.11.2022 at 21.18 Report this

Kääk! Onpas upea kuva.

Tomi Kurri - 29.11.2022 at 10.44 Report this

Kiitokset kehuista Petrus! :)

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