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Tarantula Nebula - 30 Doradus, 



    
        

            Paul Wilcox (UniversalVoyeur)
Tarantula Nebula - 30 Doradus
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Tarantula Nebula - 30 Doradus

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Tarantula Nebula - 30 Doradus, 



    
        

            Paul Wilcox (UniversalVoyeur)
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Tarantula Nebula - 30 Doradus

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron Nexstar Evolution 6

Imaging cameras: QHY CCD QHY 183C

Mounts: Sky-Watcher NEQ6-Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: SVBONY SV106 50mm Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120Mini

Focal reducers: Meade 0.63x Focal Reducer

Software: KStars Ekos/INDI, Astroberry  ·  Deep Sky Stacker 4.2.1

Filters: SVBONY 1.25 inch UHC Filter

Accessory: Raspberry PI4  ·  Meade f6.3 focal reducer/field flattener


Dates:Aug. 22, 2020

Frames: 41x240" (2h 44')

Integration: 2h 44'

Avg. Moon age: 3.83 days

Avg. Moon phase: 15.67%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3791250

RA center: 5h 38' 42"

DEC center: -69° 6' 21"

Pixel scale: 1.036 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 10.409 degrees

Field radius: 0.432 degrees


Resolution: 2500x1661

Locations: Home, Oyster Bay, NSW, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

Finally got a clear moonless night, so took the opportunity to capture this incredible nebula

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