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Tarantula Nebula, 



    
        

            Matt Hughes
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Tarantula Nebula

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



    
        

            Matt Hughes
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Tarantula Nebula

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ-106EDX IV

Imaging cameras: Atik 490ex Mono

Mounts: Astro-Physics AP 1100 GTO AE

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar Autoguider X2

Filters: Astrodon 5nm Ha 36mm  ·  Astrodon SII 36mm 3nm  ·  Astrodon OIII 36mm - 3nm

Accessory: Atik OAG  ·  Atik EFW2 filter wheel


Dates:Jan. 3, 2018Jan. 4, 2018

Frames:
Astrodon 5nm Ha 36mm: 30x600" (5h) -5C bin 1x1
Astrodon OIII 36mm - 3nm: 17x600" (2h 50') -5C bin 1x1
Astrodon SII 36mm 3nm: 16x600" (2h 40') -5C bin 1x1

Integration: 10h 30'

Flats: ~40

Bias: ~200

Avg. Moon age: 16.95 days

Avg. Moon phase: 94.37%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 8.00


Astrometry.net job: 3683838

RA center: 5h 38' 45"

DEC center: -69° 23' 11"

Pixel scale: 1.951 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -102.993 degrees

Field radius: 1.117 degrees


Resolution: 3212x2586

Locations: Old Home, Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

30 Doradus or the Tarantula Nebula.

Some old data that I never processed. Not the best stars etc (don't look too close!!).

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Tarantula Nebula, 



    
        

            Matt Hughes