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Observatory Parameters
Jan 17
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
New Moon
07:43 17:57

Tarantula Nebula · NGC 2070 Bright Nebula in Dorado Constellation

Size: 20' Magnitude: 8.3 Also known as ESO 57-EN6, C 103
Credit: TRAPPIST/E. Jehin/ESO
Uploaded by Roelof NSW, Australia
Size: 802 × 604 px
Uploaded by Marcelo Alves RJ, Brazil
Size: 4,852 × 3,456 px
Visual Field: 3.1º
ISO: 800
Uploaded by Diego_Colonnello
Size: 1,642 × 2,057 px
Uploaded by Mark Sansom VIC, Australia
Size: 3,000 × 1,988 px
Visual Field: 5.1º
ISO: 3,200
Uploaded by Marcelo Alves RJ, Brazil
Size: 3,659 × 3,302 px
Visual Field: 0.4º
ISO: 1,600
Uploaded by Diego_Colonnello
Size: 2,085 × 2,571 px

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5h 38m 36s
-69º 05' 59''
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