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The Tarantua nebula NGC 2070, 



    
        

            Piet Vanneste
The Tarantua nebula NGC 2070
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The Tarantua nebula NGC 2070

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The Tarantua nebula NGC 2070, 



    
        

            Piet Vanneste
The Tarantua nebula NGC 2070
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The Tarantua nebula NGC 2070

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Takahashi Epsilon 130 ED
Mounts
Ioptron GEM 28EC
Software
PhotoShop Creative Cloud PhotoShop · PixInsight 1.8 Ripley · SGP Pro
Guiding Cameras
ZWO ASI 183MC Pro (cooled) ZWO ASI 183MC

Acquisition details

Dates:
Oct. 9, 2021
Frames:
25x180" (1h 15')
Integration:
1h 15'
Avg. Moon age:
3.40 days
Avg. Moon phase:
12.55%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 5167141

RA center: 05h39m11s.0

DEC center: -69°1539

Pixel scale: 1.158 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 29.944 degrees

Field radius: 1.055 degrees

Resolution: 5468x3619

Locations: Hakos Namibia, Khomas, Namibia

Data source: Traveller

Description

The spectacular Tarantula as part of the large Magellanic cloud A very bright starforming region allthough being 150000 lightyears away. imaged with Epsilon 130ED and ASI 183MC  , 25 subs 3 min - unity

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The Tarantua nebula NGC 2070, 



    
        

            Piet Vanneste