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Contains:  eta Car nebula, NGC 3372, NGC 3324, NGC 3293, Part of the constellation Carina (Car)

Image of the day 09/19/2016

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    Eta Carina Nebula, 





    
        

            Stefan Westphal
    Eta Carina Nebula

    Eta Carina Nebula

    Technical card

    Imaging telescope or lens:APM Telescopes 107/700mm

    Imaging camera:Canon 5D Mark II

    Mount:Alt-6 ADN

    Guiding camera:M-Gen Guiding Kamera

    Focal reducer:Riccardi Big 0.75x reducer/flattener

    Software:Fitswork4

    Accessory:Lacerta MGEN2

    Resolution: 2049x3081

    Dates:Aug. 3, 2016

    Frames: 26x360" ISO800

    Integration: 2.6 hours

    Darks: ~6

    Flats: ~15

    Avg. Moon age: 0.64 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 0.46%

    Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00

    Mean FWHM: 2.40

    Temperature: -1.80

    Astrometry.net job: 1244226

    RA center: 160.986 degrees

    DEC center: -59.750 degrees

    Pixel scale: 4.548 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 179.223 degrees

    Field radius: 2.337 degrees

    Locations: Astrofarm Kiripotib / Namibia, Dordabis, Namibia

    Description

    Location: Farm Kiripotib / Namibia
    Date: 03.08.2016
    Telescope: 107/700 mm APM APO with Big Riccardi Reducer 0,75x
    Guiding: M-Gen and 60mm Scope
    Camera: Canon 5d MKII mod.
    Expoure time: 26x5min ISO 800
    Calibration data: insg. 15Flats, 6 Darks
    Processing: Deep Sky Stacker, Fitswork4, Photoshop Cs6

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    Eta Carina Nebula, 





    
        

            Stefan Westphal