Tarantula Nebula Narrow Band: This photograph depicts this huge emission nebula in the Large Magellanic Cloud in the narrow Ha and (OIII) emission lines, bringing out even fainter details.For comparison see here.


Object Tarantula Nebula Narrow Band
Category Emission Line Images
Designation NGC 2070
Constellation Dorado
Optics TMB 130 f/6
Mount Astro-Physics 900 GTO
Camera QHY8/ALccd 6c
Exposure 13 x 15min Astronomik Ha filter, 14 x 15min Astronomik (OIII) filter, Maxim DL for Capturing
Calibration No
Guiding Meade DSI Pro II and TMB 80 as Guide Scope. Maxim DL as Guiding Software
Processing ImagesPlus, Photoshop, Color Coding: R(Ha), G(OIII), B(OIII)
Location-Date Somerset West, South Africa - 13+31 Jan 2008
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