Basic object information
Object name: NGC 2070
Popular name: Tarantula Nebula
Object type: Bright nebula Magnitude: 5.0
Size: 30.0'x20.0'
Object classification: E
Description: !!! vB,vL,looped
Notes: 30 Dor cluster in LMC

Catalog information
RA (J2000.0): 05h 38m 36.0s
Dec (J2000.0): -69° 06' 00"

Constellation: Dorado

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. Obs. place: Wicherina, Greenough, Australia
Date/Time: 12/13.12.2009 1:35

Telescope: Newton 110/805 mm

Magn: 115x
Field: 43'
SQM: 21.8 (1)
Visuality: I

Filter: -
NNE Lim.mag: 7.4
Seeing: 2
Height: 49°

Weather: +18°C 

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.