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NGC 2070 - The Tarantula Nebula (Ha), 



    
        

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NGC 2070 - The Tarantula Nebula (Ha)

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NGC 2070 - The Tarantula Nebula (Ha), 



    
        

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NGC 2070 - The Tarantula Nebula (Ha)

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Quasar Optics RC 12.5"

Imaging cameras: SBIG STL11000M

Mounts: Losmandy Titan Gemini IV

Software: PixInsight 1.8  ·  Adobe Photoshop CC 2019

Filters: Astrodon Ha 6nm


Dates:Oct. 27, 2019

Frames:Astrodon Ha 6nm: 35x900" (8h 45') -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 8h 45'

Darks: ~1

Flats: ~1

Bias: ~1

Avg. Moon age: 28.78 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.63%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00


Astrometry.net job: 3119510

RA center: 5h 38' 27"

DEC center: -69° 5' 58"

Pixel scale: 0.652 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 95.838 degrees

Field radius: 0.441 degrees


Resolution: 4082x2663

Locations: Deep Sky Chile, Río Hurtado, Limarí, Chile

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Insight Observatory

Description

NGC 2070 is a large open cluster and candidate super star cluster forming the heart of the bright region in the centre-south-east of the Large Magellanic Cloud.

Image processed by Utkarsh Mishra using image data from Insight Observatory's Astronomical Telescope for Educational Outreach remote telescope ATEO-3.

Image set can be subscribed to and downloaded from Insight Observatory's "Starbase" image set repository.

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NGC 2070 - The Tarantula Nebula (Ha), 



    
        

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