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Tarantula Nebula - HORGB Image, 



    
        

            Eric Coles (coles44)
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Tarantula Nebula - HORGB Image

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Tarantula Nebula - HORGB Image, 



    
        

            Eric Coles (coles44)
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Tarantula Nebula - HORGB Image

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro Physics 305 mm f/3.8 Riccardi-Honders Astrograph

Imaging cameras: SBIG STXL 16200

Mounts: Paramount-ME II ME

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astro Physics 305 mm f/3.8 Riccardi-Honders Astrograph

Guiding cameras: SBIG STXL 16200

Software: Pixinsight 1.8  ·  Photoshop CS5  ·  Maxim DL Pro 5

Filters: Astrodon 3nm OIII  ·  Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon H-alpha 3 nm


Dates:Dec. 28, 2017Dec. 31, 2017Jan. 3, 2018Jan. 13, 2018Jan. 15, 2018

Frames:
Astrodon 3nm OIII: 11x1800" (5h 30') bin 1x1
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 17x1200" (5h 40') bin 1x1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 15x1200" (5h) bin 1x1
Astrodon H-alpha 3 nm: 11x1800" (5h 30') bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 15x1200" (5h) bin 1x1

Integration: 26h 40'

Avg. Moon age: 18.65 days

Avg. Moon phase: 55.78%


Astrometry.net job: 3911339

RA center: 5h 38' 13"

DEC center: -69° 8' 26"

Pixel scale: 1.106 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -0.845 degrees

Field radius: 0.673 degrees


Resolution: 2884x3300

Locations: Australia, New South Wales, Australia

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

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Tarantula Nebula - HORGB Image, 



    
        

            Eric Coles (coles44)