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Tarantula Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Esprit 100 ED

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY268c

Mounts: iOptron CEM70

Focal reducers: SkyWatcher Field flattener for Esprit 100

Software: Photoshop CC  ·  Aries Production astro pixel processor  ·  StarTools 1.7

Filters: Optlong L-Extreme 2"

Accessory: PrimaLuceLab SESTO SENSO 2 Robotic Focusing Motor sesto senso 2 Focuser  ·  PrimaLuceLab ECCO ECCO  ·  PRIMALUCE LAB Eagle 3s


Dates:Jan. 23, 2021

Frames: 180x120" (6h)

Integration: 6h

Avg. Moon age: 9.70 days

Avg. Moon phase: 73.71%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4177860

RA center: 5h 37' 55"

DEC center: -69° 26' 38"

Pixel scale: 1.395 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.333 degrees

Field radius: 1.423 degrees


Resolution: 6101x4097

Data source: Backyard

Description

Tarantula Nebula and associated nebula complex in the constellation of Dorado.

All 2min exposures with QHY268c in High Gain Mode at 60 gain. L extreme filter and Espirit 100ed.

Stacked in APP and separated and saved into Ha-OIII mono as a Luminance, Ha as Red and OIII as green and Blue and then recombined and processed in Startools. Used Matrix setting in Startools colour module and selected H (H+O) 100R, 50R + 25G + 25B, 50G + 50B setting to give this colour palette

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