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Contains:  NGC 2100, NGC 2077, Tarantula nebula, NGC 2070, NGC 2048
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Tarantula Nebula Revisted, 


Tarantula Nebula Revisted

Tarantula Nebula Revisted

Technical card

Resolution: 1980x1485

Dates:Jan. 16, 2018Oct. 2, 2019

Orion Luminance 1.25": 62x120"
OSC Camera: 30x120"

Integration: 3.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 16.59 days

Avg. Moon phase: 9.46% job: 2957043

RA center: 84.626 degrees

DEC center: -69.321 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.613 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 73.345 degrees

Field radius: 0.555 degrees

Locations: Wonga Park, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Data source: Backyard


I've been enjoying adding Lum data to some ASI094MC colour images from recent years. It's a pleasure to get some good weather before the moon brightens.

This is reprocessed colour data from Jan 2018, blended with ASI1600 lum data from Oct 2019. Rather than using MaskedStretch within PixInsight on the colour data, I've had a bash using the ArcsinhStretch process.

The Tarantula nebula resides in the constellation of Dorado, the Dolphin.
I struggle to see a dolphin shape in the constellation, but do like dolphins.

Thanks for having a look.
CS, Jeff



License: Attribution Creative Commons

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Tarantula Nebula Revisted,