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Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  NGC 2048, NGC 2070, NGC 2077, NGC 2100, Tarantula nebula
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Tarantula Nebula , 


            Craig Rodgers
Tarantula Nebula
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Tarantula Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics GTF 81 Five Element APO

Imaging cameras: Atik 314 L+ Mono

Mounts: Skywatcher AZ-EQ6 GT

Guiding telescopes or lenses: William Optics 50mm

Guiding cameras: QHY5L-II

Software: Carte Du Ciel  ·  Sequence Generator Pro  ·  PHD  ·  PixInsight

Filters: Baader OIII 36mm  ·  Baader HA 36mm

Accessory: Atik EFW2 filter wheel

Dates:Aug. 10, 2016

Baader HA 36mm: 15x900" -5C bin 1x1
Baader OIII 36mm: 13x900" bin 1x1

Integration: 7.0 hours

Darks: ~31

Flats: ~31

Bias: ~200

Avg. Moon age: 7.16 days

Avg. Moon phase: 47.60%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Basic astrometry details job: 1345790

RA center: 5h 38' 32"

DEC center: -69° 19' 26"

Pixel scale: 2.443 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 269.282 degrees

Field radius: 0.572 degrees

Resolution: 1350x1010


Bi-Colour narrowband Tarantula Nebula, if the clouds ever clear here I'm planning to shoot some SII to add to it.



Craig Rodgers
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    Tarantula Nebula , 


            Craig Rodgers
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    Tarantula Nebula , 


            Craig Rodgers

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Sky plot


Tarantula Nebula , 


            Craig Rodgers