Location of photoMilton in Brisbane, Australia
Date/Time of photo14 and 15 December 2014
EquipmentTS 102 mm ED doublet, QSI 690i, Skywatcher HEQ5 mount, Astrodon 3nm Halpha filter and Astronomik 12nm SIII and OII filters
DescriptionNGC 2070, or the Tarantula Nebula, is a very active star forming region located in the Large Magellanic Cloud. Within the nebulae, energy from young stars creates dramatic structures in the surrounding gas. NGC 2070 is located 160,000 light-years away.