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Henize 70 or N70 Superbubble, 


            Nicholas Jones
Henize 70 or N70 Superbubble

Henize 70 or N70 Superbubble

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Orion Optics UK ODK 10" f6.8

Imaging camera:QSI 583 ws

Mount:Astro-Physics AP1100 gto

Guiding telescope or lens:Orion Optics UK ODK 10" f6.8

Guiding camera:Starlight Xpress Loadestar X2

Software:CCDStack 2

Filter:Adobe Photoshop CC

Resolution: 3326x2504

Dates:Dec. 26, 2015

Frames: 18x600"

Integration: 3.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 15.84 days

Avg. Moon phase: 98.70% job: 894020

RA center: 85.818 degrees

DEC center: -67.833 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.648 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -137.341 degrees

Field radius: 0.375 degrees

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


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
18 x 10 min with Ha 3nm Astrodon filter

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



Nicholas Jones
License: None (All rights reserved)

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Henize 70 or N70 Superbubble, 


            Nicholas Jones