Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 2070Other 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: 9/10.1.2010 1:05
Instrument: Newton 254/1200 mm
Magnification: 171xFilter: -
Field: 29'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 1NE lim mag: 7.3
Visuality: IHeight: 44°
Weather: +13°C
Description: Tarantula Nebula is probably the most beautiful nebula on the sky because of several bright sharp-edged structures. Using your imagination, you can see the spider-like figure in the middle of nebula where the nickname comes from. There are faint nebulae all around the field with averted vision. Many stars have involved with the nebula.
Updated: 27.8.2010 23:27