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Tarantula Nebula (NGC 2070): Astronomy Magazine Best Southern Target 1 of 10 (3 False Color Models)

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Tarantula Nebula (NGC 2070): Astronomy Magazine Best Southern Target 1 of 10 (3 False Color Models)

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ 106ED

Imaging cameras: SBIG STL-11000M

Filters: Astrodon 3nm OIII 31mm  ·  Astrodon 3nm SII 31mm  ·  Astrodon 3nm HA 31mm


Dates:May 8, 2015

Frames:
Astrodon 3nm OIII 31mm: 1x300" (5') bin 1x1
Astrodon 3nm SII 31mm: 1x300" (5') bin 1x1
Astrodon H-alpha 5nm: 1x300" (5') bin 1x1

Integration: 15'

Avg. Moon age: 19.06 days

Avg. Moon phase: 80.53%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 633005


Resolution: 3933x2595

Locations: iTelescope Australia, Sliding Spring, Australia

Description

One more from the Astronomy magazine May 2015 (pp. 30-35) showing the 12 best S. Hemisphere targets... eventually plan to shoot 10 as 2 can be seen from California also.

Full list here:

http://www.cloudynights.com/topic/499774-astronomy-magazine-best-southern-targets-via-itelescope/

Second version classic Hubble Pallet.

Third Version BiColor

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