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NGC 3372 The Carina Nebula in Ha

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: Officina Stellare HiperAPO105

Imaging camera: QSI 683 ws-8

Mount: Celestron CGEM DX

Guiding telescope or lens: Vixen Finderscope 9x50

Guiding camera: Orion StarShoot AutoGuider

Focal reducer: Officina Stellare 0.75x flattener/reducer

Software: PixInsightPHD Guiding

Filter: Astrodon E-series Gen 2 LRGB Ha SII OIII

Resolution: 3270x2457

Astrometry.net job: 182264

Description

NGC 3372, The Carina Nebula in hydrogen alpha only. A southern sky wonder, this is the first image we have seriously acquired with our QSI683 CCD camera. Data acquired from our home in Johannesburg, South Africa. Overall, we are VERY impressed with this camera!

Image details:
17x 10 minute exposures
170 minutes total integration time
Calibrated / reduced with bias, dark, and flat frames

Officina Stellare Hiper APO 105
QSI683ws8 CCD
Officina Stellare 0.75 focal reducer/field flattener
Celestron CGEM DX mount
50mm finder/guider
Orion SSAG

Acquisition and focusing with Sequence Generator Lite
Reduction, integration and post-processing with PixInsight

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Cory Schmitz
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NGC 3372 The Carina Nebula in Ha, Cory Schmitz