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Photographer:

Rafael Compassi

Email:

rafaelcompassi@gmail.com

Location of Photo:

Presidente Lucena - Brazil

Date/Time of photo:

10/29/2018

Equipment:

132mm F/7 WO Apo triplet ASI1600MM-C Ha:34x300s OIII: 24x300s

Description:

Tarantula Nebula Emission nebula H II region Tarantula Nebula TRAPPIST.jpg The Tarantula Nebula, first light image of the TRAPPIST national telescope at La Silla Observatory Credit: TRAPPIST/E. Jehin/ESO Observation data: J2000 epoch Right ascension 05h 38m 38s[1] Declination −69° 05.7′[1] Distance 160 ± 10 k ly (49 ± 3[2][3] k pc) Apparent magnitude (V) +8[2] Apparent dimensions (V) 40′ × 25′[2] Constellation Dorado Notable features In LMC Designations NGC 2070,[2] Doradus Nebula,[1] Dor Nebula,[1] 30 Doradus See also: Lists of nebulae The Tarantula Nebula (also known as 30 Doradus) is an H II region in the Large Magellanic Cloud

Website:

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