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



    
        

            Damien Finlayson
Tarantula Nebula
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Tarantula Nebula

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Tarantula Nebula, 



    
        

            Damien Finlayson
Tarantula Nebula
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Tarantula Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion 50 mm Guide Scope  ·  Skywatcher Black Diamond ED100 refractor

Imaging cameras: Canon T3i (600D)

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 50 mm Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: ZWO 120mm

Software: Stellarium  ·  Open PHD Guiding PHD2 Guiding 2.6.2


Dates:Nov. 14, 2018

Frames: 20x120" (40')

Integration: 40'

Avg. Moon age: 6.40 days

Avg. Moon phase: 39.60%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2372048

RA center: 05h38m56s

DEC center: -69°1026

Pixel scale: 1.808 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.347 degrees

Field radius: 0.495 degrees


Resolution: 1500x1279

Data source: Backyard

Description

First image taken of a Deep Sky object. First attempt at guiding and first attempt to coordinate all my software and hardware.

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Tarantula Nebula, 



    
        

            Damien Finlayson