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Tarantula Nebula, 



    
        

            Kayne Lazarus
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Tarantula Nebula

Acquisition type: Lucky imaging
Tarantula Nebula, 



    
        

            Kayne Lazarus
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Tarantula Nebula

Acquisition type: Lucky imaging

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Omegon Ritchey-Chretien Pro RC

Imaging cameras: Canon 6D

Mounts: iOptron CEM60

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Omegon Achromatic Refractor

Guiding cameras: ToupTek GPCMOS01200KMB

Software: Adobe Bridge  ·  DeepSkyStacker 4.2.3  ·  Stellarium 0.20.0  ·  PHD Guiding PHD 2 Guiding  ·  Adobe Photoshop CC 2015

Filters: Baader Moon and Skyglow Filter

Accessory: QHYCCD Polemaster


Dates:April 21, 2020

Frames:Baader Moon and Skyglow Filter: 40x180" (2h) ISO1600

Integration: 2h

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 28.08 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.35%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Mean SQM: 20.91


Astrometry.net job: 3444848

RA center: 5h 38' 28"

DEC center: -69° 8' 25"

Pixel scale: 0.680 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 88.870 degrees

Field radius: 0.497 degrees


Resolution: 4292x3066

Locations: Backyard, New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand

Data source: Backyard

Description

Tarantula Nebula in the Large Magellanic Cloud galaxy.

It was a nice clear night but battled with equipment issues for most of it and there was a lot more dew thrown in the mix than normal.

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Tarantula Nebula, 



    
        

            Kayne Lazarus