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Tarantula and its Neighbours in SHO

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: PENTAX Super-Takumar 200mm F4

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 1600MM PRO

Mounts: iOptron SkyGuider Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: QHYCCD miniguide scope

Guiding cameras: QHYCCD Qhy5L II-M GUIDER

Software: Adobe Phosotshop CC  ·  PixInsight

Filters: OPTOLONG H-Alpha 7nm  ·  Optolong SII 6.5nm 1.25"  ·  Optolong OIII 1.25" 6.5nm


Dates:Jan. 26, 2020Jan. 27, 2020Nov. 8, 2020

Frames:
OPTOLONG H-Alpha 7nm: 55x120" (1h 50') (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1
Optolong OIII 1.25" 6.5nm: 49x120" (1h 38') (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1
Optolong SII 6.5nm 1.25": 57x120" (1h 54') (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 5h 22'

Avg. Moon age: 8.66 days

Avg. Moon phase: 19.87%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 9.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4428575

RA center: 05h29m41s

DEC center: -68°2457

Pixel scale: 3.892 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 91.718 degrees

Field radius: 2.840 degrees


Resolution: 4306x3011

Data source: Backyard

Description

The data were captured between January and November of 2020, in Sao Paulo city under Bortle 8-9.

Instead of registering the whole LMC, I found the neighbouring region of Tarantula is very interesting. Provding a lot of potential targets to shoot one day I got a larger telescope.

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Tarantula and its Neighbours in SHO, 



    
        

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