Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Dorado (Dor)  ·  Contains:  NGC 2070  ·  NGC 2077  ·  NGC 2100  ·  Tarantula nebula
Tarantula Nebula NGC2070, 



    
        

            Michael
Tarantula Nebula NGC2070
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Tarantula Nebula NGC2070

Tarantula Nebula NGC2070, 



    
        

            Michael
Tarantula Nebula NGC2070
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Tarantula Nebula NGC2070

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron Astromaster 130 (mod)

Imaging cameras: Canon 60D mod

Mounts: Celestron AVX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: SVBONY 60mm Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: QHY5L-IIM Guide camera

Software: PHD2 Guiding PHD 2.6  ·  Lightroom

Filters: Astronomik CLS Clip-Filter CLS filter (EOS Clip)


Dates:Feb. 3, 2020

Frames: 14x240" (56')

Integration: 56'

Avg. Moon age: 8.71 days

Avg. Moon phase: 63.89%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3222516

RA center: 5h 39' 8"

DEC center: -69° 16' 33"

Pixel scale: 1.366 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 120.300 degrees

Field radius: 0.694 degrees


Resolution: 2913x2217

Data source: Backyard

Description

Shot in my backyard in Bortle 8 Skies. The Tarantula Nebula is an H II region in the Large Magellanic Cloud.

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Tarantula Nebula NGC2070, 



    
        

            Michael