NGC 2070 - The Tarantula Nebula

5 months 3 days ago #107421 by michael_murphy
NGC 2070 - The Tarantula Nebula was created by michael_murphy
Hi all,

Another shot from Auz.

68 60 Second subs with a Starwave ED70, SkyWatcher HEQ5, unmodified Canon 760d.

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5 months 3 days ago #107422 by Kinch
Replied by Kinch on topic NGC 2070 - The Tarantula Nebula
Looks like you are having a lot of fun down there. Great job.
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3 months 2 weeks ago #107509 by garryob
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Michael - what great images you have. For the last six months as a supplement to the Cork Astronomy Club's newsletter and as part of trying to raise awareness of local astrophotography activities we have been sending out a monthly pdf file containing images taken by club members. We have called this the Image Board. As part of the observers group committee I have the job of organising this and collecting the images. With agreement of all concerned in the club I am now setting aside part of each month's Image Board to include a photo from a single Astrophotographer from outside of Cork. We introduced our first guest astrophotographer last yer and so far Simon Todd, Brendan Kinch and Richard Sweeney have all taken part. We would be delighted if you would agree to be our next guest. The choice of image is yours and would be presented by leading in and introducing you in any way that you would like to describe. If this is OK we can arrange to communicate offline and I cna send you a couple of examples of the Image Board
Many thanks

Garry O'Brien

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3 months 2 weeks ago #107510 by michael_murphy
Replied by michael_murphy on topic NGC 2070 - The Tarantula Nebula
Thanks Garry, I'm honoured.

I've sent a PM with my email.

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3 months 2 weeks ago #107512 by johnomahony
Replied by johnomahony on topic NGC 2070 - The Tarantula Nebula
Great shot Michael.
This was one of my favorite objects to photograph and visually the area around the nebula is rich in patches of nebulosity from a dark site.
I always found it hard to get the colour of the nebula right as the nebula appears quite green in exposures. This was my last attempt (also taken from Victoria) using a similar setup to yours.

www.flickr.com/photos/7703127@N07/684225...n/dateposted-public/

This is the widefield area around the LMC. The Tarantula is the bright reddish patch

www.flickr.com/photos/7703127@N07/153468...n/dateposted-public/

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