Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Dorado (Dor)  ·  Contains:  NGC 2048  ·  NGC 2070  ·  NGC 2077  ·  NGC 2100  ·  Tarantula nebula
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NGC 2070 - Tarantula Nebula and its region, 



    
        

            Sabine Gloaguen
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NGC 2070 - Tarantula Nebula and its region, 



    
        

            Sabine Gloaguen

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Esprit 80ED

Imaging cameras: Atik One 6.0

Mounts: AZ-EQ6

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120

Filters: Astrodon Ha 1.25" 5nm  ·  Astrodon LRGB E Series



Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3287187

RA center: 5h 38' 25"

DEC center: -69° 21' 32"

Pixel scale: 2.265 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 355.350 degrees

Field radius: 1.104 degrees


Resolution: 2188x2745

Data source: Traveller

Description

The Tarentula nebula or NGC 2070 is the largest known nebula. It is located in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC), a satellite galaxy of the Milky Way.

We had the chance to discover the planetary nebula candidate FoGl 1 in this region.

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NGC 2070 - Tarantula Nebula and its region, 



    
        

            Sabine Gloaguen