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Contains:  eta Car nebula, NGC 3372, NGC 3324
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Caldwell 92 - NGC3372 - Eta Carinae Neblua, 


            Geoff Scott
Caldwell 92 - NGC3372 - Eta Carinae Neblua

Technical card

Resolution: 3906x2602

Dates:March 4, 2011

Frames: 8x300" ISO800

Integration: 0.7 hours

Darks: ~10

Avg. Moon age: 29.21 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.12% job: 98156

RA center: 160.920 degrees

DEC center: -59.827 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.456 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -93.996 degrees

Field radius: 1.601 degrees

Locations: Wagin - Dusty's, Wagin, Western Australia, Australia


First dark sky image of the familar Eta Carinae Nebula

A massive star formation region and the location of one of the best candidates for a Supernova in our Galaxy, Eta Carinae, a very large and unstable star. It is located ~6,500 LY from us and the nebula covers ~ 2 degrees (4 Full Moon diameters).



Geoff Scott
License: None (All rights reserved)

Sky plot

Sky plot


Caldwell 92 - NGC3372 - Eta Carinae Neblua, 


            Geoff Scott