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NGC 2070 - Tarantula, Narrowband, 


            George Varouhakis

NGC 2070 - Tarantula, Narrowband

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses:SkyWatcher Esprit-80ED f/5

Imaging cameras:ZWO ASI1600MMC

Guiding telescopes or lenses:Orion 50mm guidescope

Guiding cameras:ZWO ASI120MM

Software:Photoshop CCPixInsight Pisinsight 1.8

Filters:Astronomik 6nm SIIAstronomik 6nm OIII

Dates:Oct. 2, 2016

Astrnomik 6nm HA: 30x300" (gain: 250.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astronomik 6nm OIII: 30x300" (gain: 250.00) -15C bin 2x2
Astronomik 6nm SII: 30x300" (gain: 250.00) -15C bin 2x2
Astrodon LRGB: 30x30" (gain: 250.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 7.8 hours

Darks: ~16

Flats: ~16

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 1.36 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.09%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00

Basic astrometry details job: 1322398

Resolution: 1500x805

Locations: Backyard, Sydney, NSW, Australia


This is a 3 panel mosaic shot in narrowband, with RGB stars

Processed using Pixinsight and Photoshop. I'm not 100% sold on the colours but still really happy with the result.

I love the ASI1600, so much fun to shoot with.

As always any comments are welcome. Cheers



George Varouhakis
License: None (All rights reserved)


  • NGC 2070 - Tarantula, Narrowband, 


            George Varouhakis
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    NGC 2070 - Tarantula, Narrowband, 


            George Varouhakis


NGC 2070 - Tarantula, Narrowband, 


            George Varouhakis