NGC 2074


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Date Taken:
Harvey
NGC 2074
Nebula
CTIO, Chile
12-19-2007
Description

NGC 2074 is a cluster and nebulosity in the LMC that is infrequently imaged.  Part of Henize 158, a 13 arcminute region directly S of the Tarantula. NGC 2074 is the brightest patch of N 158, a 3 arc minute oval patch. NGC 2074 is the brightest patch of nebulosity that is within half a degree of NGC 2070 (the Tarantula Nebula).  The field of this image is approximately 10' x 10'.

Technical Details
Exposure Time:
HaR_HaG_HaB_RGB with 180 minutes of Ha, 60 minutes of R and G, and 45 minutes of B
Camera:
Apogee Alta U47
Telescope:
RCOS Carbon Truss 16 inch f/11.3 Ritchey-Chretien
Mount:
Software Bisque Paramount ME
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