Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Dorado (Dor)  ·  Contains:  NGC 2048  ·  NGC 2070  ·  NGC 2077  ·  NGC 2100  ·  Tarantula nebula
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Tarantula Nebula, 



    
        

            Jacek Bobowik
Tarantula Nebula
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Tarantula Nebula

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Tarantula Nebula, 



    
        

            Jacek Bobowik
Tarantula Nebula
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Tarantula Nebula

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TMB 92SS

Imaging cameras: SBIG ST-8300M

Mounts: Takahashi EM-11 Temma 2 Jr.

Focal reducers: Teleskop-Service TS 2.5" flattener

Software: photoshop  ·  Maxim DL

Filters: Baader Planetarium OIII 8.5nm  ·  Baader Planetarium 7nm H-Alpha  ·  Baader Planetarium SII 8nm


Dates:Aug. 30, 2016Sept. 3, 2016

Frames:
Baader Planetarium 7nm H-Alpha: 14x900" (3h 30') -25C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium OIII 8.5nm: 9x900" (2h 15') -25C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium SII 8nm: 8x900" (2h) -25C bin 1x1

Integration: 7h 45'

Avg. Moon age: 14.85 days

Avg. Moon phase: 4.12%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.67


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3260639

RA center: 05h37m39s

DEC center: -69°1012

Pixel scale: 4.662 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.962 degrees

Field radius: 1.214 degrees


Resolution: 1600x1200

Locations: Blesfontein Farm, Sutherland, South Africa

Data source: Traveller

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Tarantula Nebula, 



    
        

            Jacek Bobowik