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Object Info
Object Name NGC2070, The Tarantula Nebula ;
Type Emission/Reflection Nebula;
Location RA: 5h:.38m Dec: -69:05'
Constellation Dorado
Magnitude 8.3
Size ?
Distance 150,000 light years
Age ?
Dimensions 40 x 25 arcminutes
Image Field 68'82" x 102'09"
Notes This is a HaHa(G)B Image.
A Schuler (10nm) Hydrogen Alpha Filter was used for the Luminance and Red channels.
The Green channel was synthesized from the Ha and B images.

William-Optics Minus-Violet filter used for all exposures.
Taken from: Tin Shed Observatory
Gold Coast, Queensland
Long - Lat = 153:23.54E - 27:56.8S
On: 17-12-2002

Image Info
Telescope Synta 102mm f5 Achromat Refractor
Focal Length 500 millimetres
Telescope guiding Pixcel 255
Telescope control Astrometric Sky Walker II
CCD camera SBIG ST-10xe
Camera cooling Regulated Thermoelectric
Camera pixels 2184 x 1472 x 6.8um
Image scale 2.8 arcsecond per pixel unbinned
Processed with: Mira A/P, Maxim DL, AIP4Win, CCDSharp, Photoshop
Hydrogen Alpha Exposures Ha = 60 minutes taken as 3-minute unbinned.
Image Calibrations All sub-images Dark Subtracted, Flat Fielded.