NGC 2070 – The Tarantula Nebula

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Slawomir Lipinski

Brisbane, Australia

Imaging telescopes: Teleskop Service – 102mm f/7 ED with a 0.8 reducer/flattener

Imaging camera: QSI690

Mount: SkyWatcher HEQ5 PRO (with modifications)

Guiding telescope: Orion 50mm GuideScope

Guiding camera: ORION StarShoot AutoGuider

Software: EQMOD Project EQMOD, Pixinsight 1.8, Cartes du Ciel Sky Charts, Stark Labs Nebulosity 3, PHD Guiding

Frames:
Astrodon Ha 3nm: 27×600″ -10C bin 1×1
Astronomik OIII 12nm: 15×300″ -10C bin 1×1
Astronomik SII 12nm: 15×300″ -10C bin 1×1

Total integration: 7.0 hours

This image of the Tarantula Nebula, in the Large Magellanic Cloud, was taken with a 102mm ED doublet from a balcony near Brisbane’s CBD.

2014-12-15T00:00:00

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