Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Carina (Car)  ·  Contains:  IC 2602  ·  IC 2714  ·  IC 2872  ·  IC 2944  ·  IC 2948  ·  NGC 3199  ·  NGC 3293  ·  NGC 3324  ·  NGC 3372  ·  NGC 3532  ·  NGC 3572  ·  NGC 3576  ·  NGC 3603  ·  NGC 3766  ·  Part of the constellation Carina (Car)  ·  Southern Pleiades  ·  The star δCru  ·  The star ηCru  ·  The star θ1Cru  ·  The star θ2Cru  ·  The star θCar  ·  The star λCen  ·  The star λMus  ·  The star μMus  ·  The star ο1Cen  ·  The star ο2Cen  ·  eta Car nebula  ·  lambda Cen nebula
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NGC 3372, 



    
        

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NGC 3372
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NGC 3372, 



    
        

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NGC 3372
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon EF 135mm f/2.0 L @ 3.5

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 6D

Mounts: Vixen Polarie Star Tracker

Software: PixInsight


Dates:April 2, 2014

Frames: 48x120" (1h 36')

Integration: 1h 36'

Avg. Moon age: 2.84 days

Avg. Moon phase: 8.83%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 623706

RA center: 11h 9' 35"

DEC center: -61° 50' 49"

Pixel scale: 30.502 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -163.320 degrees

Field radius: 9.216 degrees


Resolution: 1828x1178

Locations: Hacienda los Andes, Chile, La Serena, Chile

Description

NGC 3372 is one of the largest diffuse nebulae in our skies. Although it is some four times as large and even brighter than the famous Orion Nebula, the Carina Nebula is much less well known, due to its location in the southern sky.

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NGC 3372, 



    
        

            Herbert_W