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Contains:  NGC 2077, Tarantula nebula, NGC 2070
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NGC 2070 Tarantula Nebula, 


            Barry Brook
NGC 2070 Tarantula Nebula

NGC 2070 Tarantula Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 1908x1188

Dates:May 3, 2014

Frames: 92x25" ISO1600

Integration: 0.6 hours

Darks: ~25

Flats: ~10

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 4.11 days

Avg. Moon phase: 17.96%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00

Temperature: 10.00 job: 276484

RA center: 84.583 degrees

DEC center: -69.193 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.633 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -77.843 degrees

Field radius: 0.510 degrees


Tarantula Nebula, taken at Stockport, SA

92 x 25 second subs (unguided, alt-az mount)
25 darks, 10 flats, 50 bias
Stacked in DSS, processed in StarTools, final edits in Paint.NET



Barry Brook
License: Attribution Creative Commons

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NGC 2070 Tarantula Nebula, 


            Barry Brook