Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Dorado (Dor)  ·  Contains:  NGC 1733  ·  NGC 1760  ·  NGC 1761  ·  NGC 1763  ·  NGC 1769  ·  NGC 1773  ·  NGC 1776
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Evading the Spider (NGC 1760), 



    
        

            Todd
Evading the Spider (NGC 1760)
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Evading the Spider (NGC 1760)

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)
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Evading the Spider (NGC 1760), 



    
        

            Todd
Evading the Spider (NGC 1760)
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Evading the Spider (NGC 1760)

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher 100ED F9 APO Skywwtcher ED100

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM Pro

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ6R Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: SVBONY 60mm Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: QHYCCD QHY5L-II-M

Focal reducers: Skywatcher 0.85x Focal Reducer 100ED

Software: Pixinsight 1.8  ·  GIMP

Filters: ZWO SII 36mm  ·  ZWO OIII 36mm  ·  ZWO Ha 36mm



Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3931586

RA center: 4h 57' 0"

DEC center: -66° 26' 6"

Pixel scale: 1.001 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 336.532 degrees

Field radius: 0.551 degrees


Resolution: 2804x2804

Data source: Backyard

Description

Hanging out dangerously close to the great spider in the LMC, the Bumblebee Nebula NGC 1760 is making stars of its own.

After some initial hesitation I was quite happy with how it came out in SHO.

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Evading the Spider (NGC 1760), 



    
        

            Todd