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NGC 2070 (Caldwell 103) Tarantula Nebula, 



    
        

            Didier FOURNIL
NGC 2070 (Caldwell 103) Tarantula Nebula
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NGC 2070 (Caldwell 103) Tarantula Nebula

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NGC 2070 (Caldwell 103) Tarantula Nebula, 



    
        

            Didier FOURNIL
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NGC 2070 (Caldwell 103) Tarantula Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FS-102

Imaging cameras: NIKON D700

Mounts: Sky-Watcher EQ8 Pro Mount

Software: Topaz Denoise AI  ·  Adobe Camera Raw  ·  Siril 0.9.12  ·  AstroSurface  ·  DeepSkyStacker 3.3.2  ·  Photoshop CS6


Dates:Nov. 16, 2017

Frames: 60x60" (1h)

Integration: 1h

Avg. Moon age: 27.69 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.77%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4062534

RA center: 5h 39' 17"

DEC center: -69° 25' 4"

Pixel scale: 2.765 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 72.523 degrees

Field radius: 1.054 degrees


Resolution: 2284x1523

Locations: SkyObs, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

Data source: Traveller

Description

After a few years, I pull out these old raw images of the tarantula nebula... The treatments in the past had given nothing, mainly because of my lack of practice of photo processing but also because of the focus that would be clearly perfectible. But I thought that the beauty of this nebula accessible only under the southern sky was worth the shot to be published... had memory of a wonderful trip to Chile at Alain Maury’s...

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Description: Initial processing of raw files with Camera Raw before stacking by DSS, processing by AstroSurface and cosmetic thanks to Photoshop.

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NGC 2070 (Caldwell 103) Tarantula Nebula, 



    
        

            Didier FOURNIL