NGC 1968 - Emission nebula and star cluster in the constellation Dorado

A chain of star clusters embedded in nebulae around NGC 1968 in the Large Magellanic Cloud.

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Optics: Planewave CDK 12.5 with Televue 0.8x reducer
Aperture: 318 mm
Focal Length: 2030 mm
Camera: Alccd12
Exposure: 12 x 300 s
Location: Chamaeleon Observatory, Onjala Lodge, Namibia
Processing: PixInsight, Photoshop
Diameter:1,000 light years (whole nebula area)
Distance:163,000 light years
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