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NGC 2070 - Tarantula Nebula - First Light IAS Remote - Nov 2021 - Modified Hubble Palette 1a, 



    
        

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NGC 2070 - Tarantula Nebula - First Light IAS Remote - Nov 2021 - Modified Hubble Palette 1a
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NGC 2070 - Tarantula Nebula - First Light IAS Remote - Nov 2021 - Modified Hubble Palette 1a

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NGC 2070 - Tarantula Nebula - First Light IAS Remote - Nov 2021 - Modified Hubble Palette 1a, 



    
        

            Martin Junius
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NGC 2070 - Tarantula Nebula - First Light IAS Remote - Nov 2021 - Modified Hubble Palette 1a

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Takahashi Epsilon 160
Imaging Cameras
QHYCCD QHY268M
Mounts
10Micron GM3000 HPS
Filters
Chroma S2 8nm 36mm · Chroma O3 8nm 36mm · Chroma Ha 8nm 36mm
Software
N.I.N.A. Nighttime Imaging 'N' Astronomy · Adobe Photoshop 2021 · Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic · Pleiades Astrophoto S.L. PixInsight 1.8 Ripley

Acquisition details

Dates:
Nov. 22, 2021 ·  Nov. 24, 2021
Frames:
Chroma Ha 8nm 36mm: 38x180" (1h 54') (gain: 60.00) -10C bin 1x1
Chroma O3 8nm 36mm: 23x180" (1h 9') (gain: 60.00) -10C bin 1x1
Chroma S2 8nm 36mm: 25x180" (1h 15') (gain: 60.00) -10C bin 1x1
Integration:
4h 18'
Darks:
9
Flats:
20
Avg. Moon age:
18.44 days
Avg. Moon phase:
84.82%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
1.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 5413047

RA center: 05h41m26s.4

DEC center: -69°3119

Pixel scale: 1.435 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 127.987 degrees

Field radius: 1.487 degrees

Resolution: 6212x4131

Locations: IAS Observatory Hakos, Hakos, Namibia

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

Description

IAS - Internationale Amateuersternwarte e.V. - Hakos Observatory, Namibia
First light of IAS remote telescope "Klein-Lukas"
Remote team: F. Hund, J. Obstfelder, L. Demetz, M. Mushardt, T. Klemmer, T. Winterer, M. Junius

Alas, the setup had to be done in a hurry with many problems and the Epsilon is badly collimated at this point in time. A planned maintenance trip now most likely faces travel restrictions.

So please bear with the image quality, especially on the left side. ;-)

Narrowband imaging, modified Hubble palette.

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