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NGC2070 - Tarantula Nebula, 



    
        

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NGC2070 - Tarantula Nebula
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NGC2070 - Tarantula Nebula

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NGC2070 - Tarantula Nebula, 



    
        

            Warren
NGC2070 - Tarantula Nebula
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NGC2070 - Tarantula Nebula

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Skywatcher Espirit 100ED Super APO
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI 1600MM-Pro 1600MM-Cooled
Mounts
iOptron CEM 70
Filters
Astronomik LRGB
Accessories
Skywatcher Field Flattener for Esprit 100 · ZWO EFW Filter Wheel
Software
PHD · SGP · Cartes du Ciel · PixInsight 1.8.6 Ripley
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Orion 50mm Guide Scope with helical focusing
Guiding Cameras
ATIK Titan mono

Acquisition details

Dates:
Nov. 8, 2020
Frames:
47x300" (3h 55')
Integration:
3h 55'
Avg. Moon age:
22.09 days
Avg. Moon phase:
50.67%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4000811

RA center: 05h38m47s.3

DEC center: -69°0600

Pixel scale: 1.396 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 292.336 degrees

Field radius: 1.051 degrees

Resolution: 4374x3202

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

Description

NGC 2070 - the Tarantula Nebula in the Large Magellanic Cloud.

Wow! The LMC has so much in it! Totally awesome!

This is my second go at this object. More data taken over several nights with a better mount! Yay!

Compared to my first go, I found it interesting trying to get the colour balance right. Trying to bring out detail, suppress the excessive signal from such a bright object and get some colour without making it look too "overcooked".

I hope you like it!

Kind regards, Warren

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NGC2070 - Tarantula Nebula, 



    
        

            Warren