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NGC 2070 HOO, 



    
        

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Frames:
Astrodon 3nm Ha - 36mm: 44×300(3h 40′) (gain: 80.00) -15°C bin 1×1
Astrodon OIII 3nm: 60×300(5h) (gain: 80.00) -15°C bin 1×1
Integration:
8h 40′

RA center: 05h38m27s.35

DEC center: -69°1707.8

Pixel scale: 1.520 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -86.669 degrees

Field radius: 0.897 degrees

More info:Open 

Resolution: 3000x3000

File size: 7.9 MB

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: Goldfield Astronomical Observatory

Description

NGC 2070 is a large open cluster and candidate super star cluster located on the south-east corner of the Large Magellanic Cloud. It is located at the centre of the Tarantula Nebula and produces most of the energy that makes it visible. Its central condensation is the star cluster R136, one of the most energetic star clusters known. It holds a number of massive stars, including the most massive star known; R136a at 315 solar masses.

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NGC 2070 HOO, 



    
        

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