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The Tarantula Nebula, 



    
        

            Allan
The Tarantula Nebula
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The Tarantula Nebula

The Tarantula Nebula, 



    
        

            Allan
The Tarantula Nebula
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The Tarantula Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO RC6

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI183MC-COOL

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ6-R Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Datyson Guidescope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI178MM

Focal reducers: TS-Optics 2" CCD Reducer 0,67x

Software: NINA  ·  Pleaides Astrophoto PixInsight  ·  PHD Autoguider Software  ·  SharpCap pro


Dates:May 20, 2020

Frames: 159x60" (2h 39')

Integration: 2h 39'

Avg. Moon age: 27.46 days

Avg. Moon phase: 4.77%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3534014

RA center: 5h 38' 44"

DEC center: -69° 4' 51"

Pixel scale: 1.035 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 113.397 degrees

Field radius: 0.433 degrees


Resolution: 2502x1674

Locations: Allan Kilgour, Rotorua, New Zealand

Data source: Backyard

Description

First time I have tried this object other than including it in wide field images. Really enjoyed taking this, must get a narrow band comparison as soon as I get a mono cooled camera.

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The Tarantula Nebula, 



    
        

            Allan