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NGC 2070 The Tarantula nebula, 



    
        

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NGC 2070 The Tarantula nebula

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NGC 2070 The Tarantula nebula, 



    
        

            Rocco Sung
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NGC 2070 The Tarantula nebula

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Riccardi-Honders 305

Imaging cameras: SBIG STXL16200

Mounts: Paramount ME II

Software: The Sky X  ·  Photoshop  ·  PixInsight

Filters: Astrodon NII  ·  Astrodon SII  ·  Astrodon Blue  ·  Astrodon Green  ·  Astrodon Red  ·  Astrodon OIII  ·  Astrodon HA  ·  Astrodon Luminance


Frames:
18x1800" (9h)
Astrodon Blue: 7x1200" (2h 20') bin 1x1
Astrodon Green: 8x1200" (2h 40') bin 1x1
Astrodon Luminance: 6x1200" (2h) bin 1x1
Astrodon NII: 9x1800" (4h 30') bin 1x1
Astrodon OIII: 16x1800" (8h) bin 1x1
Astrodon Red: 8x1200" (2h 40') bin 1x1
Astrodon SII: 17x1800" (8h 30') bin 1x1

Integration: 39h 40'


Astrometry.net job: 4462816

RA center: 5h 38' 16"

DEC center: -69° 8' 24"

Pixel scale: 1.106 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -0.259 degrees

Field radius: 0.816 degrees


Resolution: 4149x3319

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

Description

NGC 2070

The Tarantula nebula

A large open cluster and candidate super star cluster forming the heart of the bright region in the centre-south-east of the Large Magellanic Cloud.

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NGC 2070 The Tarantula nebula, 



    
        

            Rocco Sung