Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  NGC 2070  ·  Tarantula nebula
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NGC2070 - Narrowband, 


            George Varouhakis
NGC2070 - Narrowband
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NGC2070 - Narrowband

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Esprit-80ED f/5  ·  GSO RC 8"

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MMC

Mounts: Skywatcher AZ-EQ6 GT AZ EQ6- GT

Software: Photoshop CC  ·  PixInsight Pisinsight 1.8

Filters: Astronomik 6nm OIII  ·  Astronomik 6nm SII  ·  Astrnomik 6nm HA  ·  Astrodon LRGB

Frames:Astrnomik 6nm HA: 222x300" (gain: 250.00) -15C bin 2x2

Integration: 18.5 hours

Darks: ~16

Flats: ~16

Bias: ~100

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2456363

RA center: 5h 39' 8"

DEC center: -69° 13' 51"

Pixel scale: 0.888 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 115.211 degrees

Field radius: 0.387 degrees

Resolution: 2500x1890

Locations: Backyard, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Data source: Backyard


After a bi of a break I find myself again shooting the Tarantula Nebula, this time with an RC8.

I combined the long focal length HA data with previous OIII, SII, R,G,B shot with a 400mm FL refractor.

This image was processed in both PI and PS.

As always any CCs are greatly appreciated, Enjoy!



George Varouhakis
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NGC2070 - Narrowband, 


            George Varouhakis

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