Re: FW: Small Magellanic Cloud

MJ Post

Very impressive Dan.  Well deserved for continued outstanding efforts.

On 03/27/2021 4:58 PM Bernard Miller <bgmiller011@...> wrote:



Way to go. I have only gotten one of my pictures to be used someplace other than the Reader’s Gallery.





From: On Behalf Of Dan Crowson
Sent: Saturday, March 27, 2021 10:57 AM
To: 'Dan Crowson' <dcrowson@...>
Subject: [DarkSkyNewMexico] FW: Small Magellanic Cloud


This is a first for me – three images in a single issue. This image along with two others can be found in the April, 2021 issue of Astronomy Now magazine (  


NGC 4564 + 4567 – Page 76 -

NGC 5634 – Page 77 -

SMC – Page 111 -



Dan Crowson                          dcrowson@...
Dardenne Prairie MO     


From: Dan Crowson [mailto:dcrowson@...]
Sent: Monday, February 01, 2021 5:30 PM
To: 'Dan Crowson' <dcrowson@...>
Subject: Small Magellanic Cloud


The Small Magellanic Cloud (SMC, NGC 292, PGC 3085 and others) is a dwarf irregular galaxy located approximately 195,694 (0.06 Mpc) light-years away in Tucana and Hydrus.


NGC 104 (47 Tucanae, Melotte 1, Faust 10 and others), to the right of the SMC, is a Shapley-Sawyer class III ( globular cluster located approximately 15,297 light-years away in Tucana.


NGC 362 (Melotte 4, Faust 127 and others), above the SMC, is also a class III globular cluster located approximately 29,354 light-years away in Tucana.


Luminance – 13x300s – 65 minutes – binned 1x1

RGB – 6x300s – 30 minutes each – binned 1x1


155 minutes total exposure – 2 hours 35 minutes


Imaged on December 15th and 18th, 2020 and January 8th, 2021 at the El Sauce Observatory – Telescope.Live (Rio Hurtado, Chile) with a FLI ML16200 using a Nikon lens f/2 200mm.



LRGB annotated -



Dan Crowson                          dcrowson@...
Dardenne Prairie MO     



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