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Observatory Parameters
May 27
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Gibbous
18:35 04:54
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Tarantula Nebula, Astrophotography by kosborn

Equipment

  • Imaging telescope / lens: Sky-Watcher Apochromatic 100/550 mm Esprit 100ED
  • Imaging camera: ZWO Optical ASI1600MM (CMOS)
  • Mount: Equatorial Sky-Watcher EQ6-R Pro
  • Guiding telescope / lens: Orion Refractor 50/162 mm Mini
  • Guiding camera: ZWO Optical ASI 120MC
  • Processed with: PixInsight (Pleiades Astrophoto)

Frames / Subs

  • Lights (filter H-alpha): 40 x 60 sec
  • Lights (filter OIII): 40 x 60 sec
  • Lights (filter SII): 40 x 60 sec
  • Total integration time: 2:00 hours

Acquisition

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Spatial Info

  • Image Size: 2,048 x 1,414 pixels
  • Image Scale: 1.882 arcsec / pixel
  • Visual Field: 1º 04' 17''
  • RA Center: 5h 37m 44s
  • DEC Center: -69º 19' 43''
  • Orientation: -91.691 degrees E of N

Sky Maps

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Comments

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