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Henize 70 or N70 Superbubble, 



    
        

            Nicholas Jones
Henize 70 or N70 Superbubble
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Henize 70 or N70 Superbubble

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion Optics UK ODK 10" f6.8

Imaging cameras: QSI 583 ws

Mounts: Astro-Physics AP1100 gto

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion Optics UK ODK 10" f6.8

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Loadestar X2

Software: CCDStack 2

Filters: Adobe Photoshop CC


Dates:Dec. 26, 2015

Frames: 18x600"

Integration: 3.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 15.84 days

Avg. Moon phase: 98.70%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3830432

RA center: 5h 43' 16"

DEC center: -67° 49' 55"

Pixel scale: 0.648 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 317.170 degrees

Field radius: 0.375 degrees


Resolution: 3326x2504

Locations: Heathcote, Victoria, Australia, Heathcote, Victoria, Australia

Data source: Traveller

Description

This is Henize 70 or N70, an expanding bubble of ionized gas that's fueled by supernovae activity and interstellar winds. It can be located near the Large Magellanic Cloud.

This is my first image that I've produced from my ODK10 Dall-Kirkam scope by Orion Optics UK.

Location: Heathcote, Victoria, Australia
Scope: ODK10 by Orion Optics UK. Focal ratio f6.8, focal length 1700mm
Camera: mono QSI583 WSG with a Loadstar X2 off axis guider
Acquisition:
18 x 10 min with Ha 3nm Astrodon filter

Mount: Astro-Physics 1100gto
Camera cooling: -20c
Processed with CCDStack 2.0

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Henize 70 or N70 Superbubble, 



    
        

            Nicholas Jones