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Tarantula Nebula - Hubble Palette, 



    
        

            Eric Coles (coles44)
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Tarantula Nebula - Hubble Palette

Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
Tarantula Nebula - Hubble Palette, 



    
        

            Eric Coles (coles44)
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Tarantula Nebula - Hubble Palette

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro Physics 305 mm f/3.8 Riccardi-Honders Astrograph

Imaging cameras: SBIG STXL 16200

Mounts: Paramount-ME II ME

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astro Physics 305 mm f/3.8 Riccardi-Honders Astrograph

Guiding cameras: SBIG STXL 16200

Software: Pixinsight 1.8  ·  Photoshop CS5  ·  Maxim DL Pro 5

Filters: Astrodon 5nm H-alpha  ·  Astrodon 5nm Olll  ·  Astrodon 5nm Sll


Dates:Dec. 31, 2017Jan. 3, 2018Jan. 27, 2018

Frames:
Astrodon 5nm H-alpha: 11x1800" (5h 30') bin 1x1
Astrodon 5nm Olll: 11x1800" (5h 30') bin 1x1
Astrodon 5nm Sll: 10x1800" (5h) bin 1x1

Integration: 16h

Avg. Moon age: 13.13 days

Avg. Moon phase: 90.23%


Astrometry.net job: 3917516

RA center: 5h 38' 13"

DEC center: -69° 8' 26"

Pixel scale: 1.106 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -0.804 degrees

Field radius: 0.673 degrees


Resolution: 2884x3300

Locations: Australia, New South Wales, Australia

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Description

I thought it was worthwhile to reprocess this image using the multi-level tone mapping technique. It certainly came out more colorful.

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Tarantula Nebula - Hubble Palette, 



    
        

            Eric Coles (coles44)