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Contains:  IC2145, NGC 2048, NGC 2070, NGC 2077, NGC 2100, NGC2037, NGC2042, NGC2044, NGC2048, NGC2050, NGC2052, NGC2055, NGC2060, NGC2069, NGC2070, NGC2074, NGC2077, NGC2078, NGC2079, NGC2080, NGC2081, NGC2083, NGC2084, NGC2085, NGC2086, NGC2091, NGC2092, NGC2093, NGC2094, NGC2100, NGC2102, Tarantula nebula
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Tarantula Nebula Ha+Color, 


            Hartmuth Kintzel
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Tarantula Nebula Ha+Color

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses:Selfmade CA200

Imaging cameras:Canon EOS 600D

Mounts:Fornax Mounts Fornax 51

Guiding telescopes or lenses:Skywatcher Finderscope 9x50

Guiding cameras:Lacerta MGEN

Focal reducers:TeleVue STL-Paracorr

Software:Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsightFitsworkAdobe Photoshop 5 CSDeepSkyStacker

Filters:Astronomik H-alpha 12nm EOS Clip filterBaader IR EOS


Dates:Aug. 11, 2015Aug. 14, 2015

13x360" ISO1600
14x60" ISO1600
12x720" ISO1600

Integration: 3.9 hours

Darks: ~5

Avg. Moon age: 28.00 days

Avg. Moon phase: 4.75%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.33

Temperature: 3.67 job: 2430490

RA center: 5h 39' 10"

DEC center: -69° 18' 20"

Pixel scale: 1.754 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.950 degrees

Field radius: 0.689 degrees

Resolution: 2379x1530

Locations: Tivoli / Namibia, Windhoek, Namibia

Data source: Traveller


Made here at farm Tivoli / Namibia:



Hartmuth Kintzel

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Tarantula Nebula Ha+Color, 


            Hartmuth Kintzel