Tarantula Nebula

NGC 2070, the Tarantula Nebula, part of the Large Magellanic Cloud in the constellation of Dorado. The distance from Earth is 160,000 light years, well outside the Milky Way galaxy.

Image taken: 2016-10-24

Exposure: 12 x 30 sec

Meade LX90

Focal length: 2000 mm

f/10 with 0.62 reducer  >  f/6.2

ISO 5000


All images © R.Powell


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