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Tarantula Nebula

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Tarantula Nebula, 



    
        

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Tarantula Nebula

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
SkyWatcher Esprit 100 ED
Imaging Cameras
QHYCCD QHY268c
Mounts
iOptron CEM70
Filters
Optlong L-Extreme 2"
Accessories
PrimaLuceLab SESTO SENSO 2 Robotic Focusing Motor sesto senso 2 Focuser · PRIMALUCE LAB Eagle 3s · PrimaLuceLab ECCO ECCO · SkyWatcher Field flattener for Esprit 100
Software
Aries Production astro pixel processor · Photoshop CC · StarTools 1.7

Acquisition details

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: 05h37m55s.4

DEC center: -69°2638

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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