Small Magellanic Cloud (NGC 292)

Telescope: Takahashi FSQ 106mm Refractor, 530mm FL
Camera: FLI Microline 16803, 4096 x 4096 pixels
Exposure: Lum: 8 x 2 minutes. HA: 6 x 2 minutes. RGB 5 x 2 minutes each. Processed with PixInsight, color calibrated with PhotometricColorCalibration.
Location: Siding Springs Observatory, Australia (Elevation 3720')
Image Center (J2000): RA 0h 58m 33s, Dec -72° 53' 59"
Image Size: 235' x 236'

Small Magellanic Cloud, dwarf galaxy. Contains 34 NGC objects and 8 IC objects.


Small Magellanic Cloud (NGC 292), Small Magellanic Cloud, dwarf galaxy. Contains 34 NGC objects and 8 IC objects., acquired with a remote telescope at Siding Springs Observatory, Australia (Elevation 3720')

Object Label Identifier Notes
HII Region HII Regions 2 are marked.
Star Cluster Kron 21 Kron 21 Open Cluster
Star Cluster Kron 28 Kron 28 Open Cluster
Star Cluster Kron 38 Kron 38 Open Cluster
Star Cluster NGC 152 NGC 152 Open Cluster
Star Cluster NGC 176 NGC 176 Open Cluster
Star Cluster NGC 290 NGC 290 Open Cluster
Star Cluster NGC 294 NGC 294 Open Cluster
Star Cluster NGC 306 NGC 306 Open Cluster
Star Cluster NGC 330 NGC 330 Open Cluster
Star Cluster NGC 339 NGC 339 Open Cluster
Star Cluster NGC 346 NGC 346 Open Cluster
Star Cluster NGC 361 NGC 361 Open Cluster
Star Cluster NGC 376 NGC 376 Open Cluster
Star Cluster NGC 395 NGC 395 Open Cluster
Star Cluster NGC 411 NGC 411 Open Cluster
Star Cluster NGC 416 NGC 416 Open Cluster
Star Cluster NGC 419 NGC 419 Open Cluster
Star Cluster NGC 422 NGC 422 Open Cluster
Star Cluster NGC 458 NGC 458 Open Cluster

Click on the plate solved image to display annotations. 30' across the Small Magellanic Cloud is about 1,750 light years.