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Tarantula Nebula; a Cosmic Arachnid, 



    
        

            Uri Abraham
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Tarantula Nebula; a Cosmic Arachnid, 



    
        

            Uri Abraham
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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue SVA 130T

Imaging cameras: QSI 683wsg-8

Mounts: SkyWatcher AZ EQ6 GT

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Ultrastar

Focal reducers: Stellarvue SFFR.72 0.72x Reducer / Falttener

Software: Seqence Generator Pro  ·  ProDigital Software Astronomy tools for Photoshop  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS6 Photoshop

Filters: Ha 3nm  ·  OIII 3nm  ·  SII 3nm

Accessory: Starlight Instruments Focuser Boss II HSM30


Dates:Dec. 16, 2016Dec. 22, 2016Jan. 8, 2017

Frames:
Ha 3nm: 25x900" (6h 15') -20C bin 1x1
OIII 3nm: 19x900" (4h 45') -20C bin 1x1
SII 3nm: 20x900" (5h) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 16h

Darks: ~15

Flats: ~15

Avg. Moon age: 17.10 days

Avg. Moon phase: 69.00%


Astrometry.net job: 1405553

RA center: 5h 38' 31"

DEC center: -69° 21' 56"

Pixel scale: 2.392 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -88.977 degrees

Field radius: 0.758 degrees


Resolution: 1824x1368

Locations: Home, Bentleigh East, Victoria, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

This is my second time imaging the Tarantula in NB HST, this time I used a focal reducer for a wider view. RGB star colors yet to be added sometime later

I wasn't too excited about the greenish look of the original version so I tweaked the green color with Photoshop 'selected color'

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Tarantula Nebula; a Cosmic Arachnid, 



    
        

            Uri Abraham