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Tarantula Nebula HORGB Image, 



    
        

            Eric Coles (coles44)
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Tarantula Nebula HORGB Image

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Tarantula Nebula HORGB Image, 



    
        

            Eric Coles (coles44)
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Tarantula Nebula HORGB Image

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro Physics 305 mm f/3.8 Riccardi-Honders Astrograph

Imaging cameras: SBIG STXL 16200

Mounts: Paramount-ME II ME

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astro Physics 305 mm f/3.8 Riccardi-Honders Astrograph

Guiding cameras: SBIG STXL 16200

Software: Pixinsight 1.8  ·  Photoshop CS5  ·  Maxim DL Pro 5

Filters: Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon 5nm H-alpha  ·  Astrodon 5nm Olll


Dates:Dec. 13, 2017Dec. 22, 2017Dec. 26, 2017Dec. 31, 2017Jan. 2, 2018

Frames:
Astrodon 5nm H-alpha: 9x1800" (4h 30') bin 1x1
Astrodon 5nm Olll: 9x1800" (4h 30') bin 1x1
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 12x1200" (4h) bin 1x1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 13x1200" (4h 20') bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 12x1200" (4h) bin 1x1

Integration: 21h 20'

Avg. Moon age: 12.92 days

Avg. Moon phase: 56.43%


Astrometry.net job: 3269467

RA center: 5h 37' 49"

DEC center: -69° 10' 43"

Pixel scale: 1.106 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -0.742 degrees

Field radius: 0.801 degrees


Resolution: 3828x3544

Locations: Australia, New South Wales, Australia

Data source: Own remote observatory

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Tarantula Nebula HORGB Image, 



    
        

            Eric Coles (coles44)

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