The Tarantula Nebula and part of the Large Magellanic Cloud
The second nearest globular cluster.
The most remarkable objects in the Southern sky.
Designation: NGC 2070, Caldwell 103, in constellation of Dorado. Visual magnitude: +5.0 Apparent size: 40 x 25 arc-minutes. Diameter: 1833 light years. … More
The LMC is a nearby small galaxy, 160,000 light years away. This negative image in black and white shows the Western … More
Located in the outskirts of the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC), the Tarantula Nebula is a massive object, visible in binoculars. … More
2017-04-01 Tarantula Nebula (NGC 2070, Caldwell 103) & the Large Magellanic Cloud 19x 15 sec (4.75 min) exposures at f/2.8, ISO … More
The Tarantula Nebula. 2016-02-08 NGC2070 19x30s 2000mm f/10 ISO 3200 All images © R.Powell
Field images taken with my Meade LX-90 8″ SCT recently. All images © R.Powell