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Tarantula Nebula (LMC), Mount John Observatory, Lake Tekapo, New Zealand - 14 May 2013, 



    
        

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Tarantula Nebula (LMC), Mount John Observatory, Lake Tekapo, New Zealand - 14 May 2013

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Tarantula Nebula (LMC), Mount John Observatory, Lake Tekapo, New Zealand - 14 May 2013, 



    
        

            Geof Lewis
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Tarantula Nebula (LMC), Mount John Observatory, Lake Tekapo, New Zealand - 14 May 2013

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT6RC 6" Ritchey-Chreitien

Imaging cameras: Nikon D90

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ6

Guiding cameras: Orion Starshoot Autoguider

Software: ImagesPlus IP5.0


Dates:May 14, 2013

Frames: 1x300" (5') ISO1600

Integration: 5'

Avg. Moon age: 4.04 days

Avg. Moon phase: 17.33%


Astrometry.net job: 382779

RA center: 5h 39' 37"

DEC center: -69° 16' 10"

Pixel scale: 2.300 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 54.069 degrees

Field radius: 0.592 degrees


Resolution: 1024x680

Data source: Traveller

Description

Tarantula Nebula (LMC), Mount John Observatory, Lake Tekapo, New Zealand

Camera: Nikon D90

Scope: Astro Tech AT6RC 6" F9 Ritchey-Chreitien

Mount: Skywatcher EQ6

Guiding: PHD with SSAG

Capture: Single 300 second exposures at ISO 1600

Processing: Minimal processing

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Tarantula Nebula (LMC), Mount John Observatory, Lake Tekapo, New Zealand - 14 May 2013, 



    
        

            Geof Lewis