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NGC 2070 - The Tarantula Nebula, 


            Insight Observatory

NGC 2070 - The Tarantula Nebula

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Quasar Optics RC 12.5"

Imaging cameras: SBIG STL11000M

Mounts: Losmandy Titan Gemini IV

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto, S.L. PixInsight 1.8  ·  Adobe Photoshop CC 2019

Filters: Astrodon Blue  ·  Astrodon OIII 3nm  ·  Green  ·  Red  ·  Astrodon Ha 6nm

Dates:Oct. 27, 2019Oct. 28, 2019Oct. 29, 2019Oct. 30, 2019

Astrodon Blue: 31x300" -15C bin 1x1
Green: 32x300" -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Ha 6nm: 35x900" -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon OIII 3nm: 36x900" -15C bin 1x1
Red: 39x300" -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 26.2 hours

Darks: ~1

Flats: ~1

Bias: ~1

Avg. Moon age: 8.31 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.65%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00

Basic astrometry details job: 3119519

Resolution: 3539x2203

Locations: Deep Sky Chile, Río Hurtado, Limarí, Chile

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Insight Observatory


The Tarantula Nebula (also known as 30 Doradus) is an H II region in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC), from the solar system's perspective, forming its south-east corner.

Image processed by Utkarsh Mishra using image data from remote telescope ATEO-3.

Image set can be subscribed to and downloaded at Insight Observatory's "Starbase" image set repository.



Insight Observatory
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NGC 2070 - The Tarantula Nebula, 


            Insight Observatory