NGC 2081 - Emission nebula and star cluster in the constellation Dorado

An area near the Tarantula Nebula with the star clusters around NGC 2081 and many filamentary nebulae in the Large Magellanic Cloud.

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Optics: Planewave CDK 12.5 with Televue 0.8x reducer
Aperture: 318 mm
Focal Length: 2030 mm
Camera: Alccd12
Exposure: 12 x 300 s
Location: Chamaeleon Observatory, Onjala Lodge, Namibia
Processing: PixInsight, Photoshop
Diameter:1,000 light years (whole nebula area)
Distance:163,000 light years
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