Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Dorado (Dor)  ·  Contains:  NGC 2048  ·  NGC 2070  ·  NGC 2077  ·  NGC 2100  ·  Tarantula nebula
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Tarantula Nebula, 



    
        

            Steffen Boelaars
Tarantula Nebula
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Tarantula Nebula

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Tarantula Nebula, 



    
        

            Steffen Boelaars
Tarantula Nebula
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Tarantula Nebula

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C

Imaging cameras: Nikon D850

Mounts: iOptron CEM25-EC

Software: Lightroom CC  ·  PixInsight 1.8

Accessory: QHYCCD Polemaster


Dates:Nov. 29, 2019

Frames: 31x120" (1h 2') ISO400

Integration: 1h 2'

Darks: ~100

Flats: ~10

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 2.95 days

Avg. Moon phase: 9.53%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00

Temperature: 11.00


Astrometry.net job: 3113349

RA center: 5h 38' 50"

DEC center: -69° 17' 13"

Pixel scale: 1.549 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 92.537 degrees

Field radius: 0.728 degrees


Resolution: 2823x1866

Locations: Foxton Beach, Foxton Beach, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand

Data source: Backyard

Description

A small crop of a wider image containing the Tarantula Nebula. I cropped it because I'm amazed at the amount of detail in this, despite it only being taken with a normal 600mm camera lens!

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Tarantula Nebula, 



    
        

            Steffen Boelaars