Tarantula Nebula and LMC: This extended wide field image shows an even wider field of view than the previous one. Now part of the Large Magellanic Cloud (right hand side) and a variety of interesting nebulae are seen on the very left of the picture.

Object Tarantula Nebula and LMC
Category Nebulae
Designation NGC 2070
Constellation Dorado
Optics TMB 80 f/6 x 0.8 Tele Vue Reducer/Flattener
Mount Piggyback on LX 200 GPS 10 inch and Equatorial Superwedge
Camera Hutech modified Canon EOS 30D
Exposure 9x ISO 400-5min, IDAS LPS filter
Calibration Dark and Flat Frame
Guiding Meade DSI Pro with LX 200 as Guide Scope, PHD Guiding Software
Processing ImagesPlus, Photoshop
Location-Date Somerset West, South Africa - 5 Jan 2007
 
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