NGC2070, Tarantula Nebula, 


            Cory Schmitz

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Officina Stellare HiperAPO105

Imaging cameras: QSI 683 ws-8

Mounts: CELESTRON Advanced VX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Vixen Finderscope 9x50

Guiding cameras: Orion StarShoot AutoGuider

Focal reducers: Officina Stellare 0.75x flattener/reducer

Software: PixInsight  ·  Sequence Generator Pro  ·  PHD Guiding

Filters: Astrodon E-series Gen 2 LRGB Ha SII OIII

Basic astrometry details job: 284783

Resolution: 3198x2420


The Tarantula Nebula, located in the Large Megellanic Cloud, visible in the Southern Hemisphere. It resembles a huge spider in the sky, and is very bright.

This LRGB image data was collected near Sutherland, South Africa, in early April, 2014.

Image details:

QSI 683ws-8
Astrodon Gen2 E-series LRGB filters
Celestron AdvancedVX
Officina Stellare Hiper APO 105
Orion SSAG, guiding with PhD
Data acquired with Sequence Generator Pro
Image Calibration / Reduction / Post-processing with PixInsight

L: 60min, 6x10min
R: 60min, 6x10min
G: 80min, 8x10min
B: 70min, 7x10min



Cory Schmitz
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons


NGC2070, Tarantula Nebula, 


            Cory Schmitz