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Caldwell 103 - 30 Doradus Tarantula Nebula, 



    
        

            Geoff Scott
Caldwell 103 - 30 Doradus Tarantula Nebula
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Caldwell 103 - 30 Doradus Tarantula Nebula, 



    
        

            Geoff Scott
Caldwell 103 - 30 Doradus Tarantula Nebula
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Boren-Simon PowerNewt 8

Imaging cameras: Canon 70D

Mounts: NEQ6 Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion USA ShortTube 80

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Superstar

Focal reducers: MPCC

Software: O'Telescope BackyardEOS Premium Edition  ·  Photoshop CC  ·  EQMod EQASCOM  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  DeepSkyStacker 3.3.4

Filters: Hutech IDAS NB1 2"

Accessory: Skywatcher Electric Focuser



Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4130952

RA center: 5h 38' 45"

DEC center: -69° 10' 22"

Pixel scale: 1.042 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 347.336 degrees

Field radius: 0.591 degrees


Resolution: 2885x2885

Locations: Leeming, Leeming, Western Australia, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

After a couple of test runs, this is my first attept at using a Hutech IDAS Nebula Booster 1 (IDAS NB1) filter to image from suburban light polluted skies. The NB1 allows longer light gathering with peak transmissions in two peak around H-Alpha/Nitrogen-II and H-Beta/Oxygen-III.

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Caldwell 103 - 30 Doradus Tarantula Nebula, 



    
        

            Geoff Scott