Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 2070 (Tarantula)Other name: ESO 57-EN6
RA: 5h 38.6m DEC: -69° 6'
Constellation: DOR
Magnitude: 8.3
Size: 20'
Classification: E
Description: !!! vB,vL,looped
Notes: 30 Dor cluster in LMC
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Wicherina, Greenough, Australia
Date: 12/13.12.2009 1:35
Instrument: Newton 110/805 mm
Magnification: 115xFilter: -
Field: 43'Seeing: 2
Background sky: 1NE lim mag: 7.4
Visuality: IHeight: 49°
Weather: +18°C
Description: Tarantula Nebula in Large Magellanic Cloud. This is easily visible with naked eye. There are several brighter arcs in the central area and darker lobes between them. Also some nebulous areas are visible around the main nebula. They?re better in view at little bit lower magnification.
Updated: 24.8.2010 17:48