N 11 complex Nebula  in the "Large Magellanic Cloud"  which is a nearby galaxy, once thought to be a satellite of our own. At a distance of slightly less than 160,000 light-years, the LMC is the third closest galaxy to our own Milky Way Galaxy.

Taken on a home moded Canon20d thru a 152mm f8 four element " INTANE OPTICS" Super APO refractor.

Takahashi NJP Temma II mount and The Sky Six Pro. Autoguider is DSI Pro and Mitsuboshi Off Axis Guider thanks to PHD and Shoe String Astro.

No filters apart from LP front filter. 6 x 10 minute exposures at 800ASA.

Processing with Images Plus and Paint Shop Pro.

Taken from Onerahi, Whangarei New Zealand in 2008.