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Tarantula Nebula (NGC2070), 



    
        

            Ricky Goodyear
Tarantula Nebula (NGC2070)
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Tarantula Nebula (NGC2070)

Tarantula Nebula (NGC2070), 



    
        

            Ricky Goodyear
Tarantula Nebula (NGC2070)
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Tarantula Nebula (NGC2070)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher ED80

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 1600MM pro

Mounts: Sky-Watcher NEQ6 Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher Evoguide 50 ED

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120mm-Mini

Focal reducers: Sky-Watcher 0.85x Focal Reducer/Field Flattener

Software: Adobe Photoshop CC  ·  ZWO ASIAIR  ·  Aires Producton AstroPixel Processor  ·  Lightroom

Filters: ZWO 1.25" Ha 7nm  ·  ZWO 1.25" O-III 7nm  ·  ZWO 1.25" S-II 7nm

Accessory: ZWO EAF Electronic Auto Focuser  ·  QHYCCD PoleMaster  ·  Sky-Watcher EVOGUIDE 50ED  ·  ZWO Filterwheel EFW (8 x 1.25")  ·  ZWO ASIAIR


Dates:Aug. 18, 2019Aug. 21, 2019Aug. 25, 2019

Frames:
ZWO 1.25" Ha 7nm: 70x240" (4h 40') (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
ZWO 1.25" O-III 7nm: 60x300" (5h) (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
ZWO 1.25" S-II 7nm: 76x300" (6h 20') (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 16h

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~36

Avg. Moon age: 20.53 days

Avg. Moon phase: 64.47%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2887024

RA center: 5h 39' 9"

DEC center: -69° 16' 26"

Pixel scale: 1.499 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 269.286 degrees

Field radius: 0.847 degrees


Resolution: 3201x2511

Data source: Backyard

Description

Taken low to the horizon and directly in city glow.

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Tarantula Nebula (NGC2070), 



    
        

            Ricky Goodyear