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Contains:  NGC 2077, Tarantula nebula, NGC 2070, NGC 2048, NGC 2018
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The Tarantula Nebula - NGC 2070, 


            Josh Swan
The Tarantula Nebula - NGC 2070

The Tarantula Nebula - NGC 2070

Technical card

Resolution: 4096x3096

Dates:Feb. 9, 2019

Frames: 140x180"

Integration: 7.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 4.14 days

Avg. Moon phase: 18.20% job: 2523719

RA center: 84.870 degrees

DEC center: -69.871 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.275 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.278 degrees

Field radius: 1.622 degrees

Locations: Backyard, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand

Data source: Backyard


The Tarantula Nebula, a prominent feature of the southern sky!

Taken in New Zealand from my backyard and the Staveley Star Party.



Josh Swan
License: None (All rights reserved)

Sky plot

Sky plot


The Tarantula Nebula - NGC 2070, 


            Josh Swan