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Contains:  IC 2944, NGC 3576, NGC 3572, NGC 3532, eta Car nebula, NGC 3372, Southern Pleiades, IC 2602, NGC 3293, NGC 3199, NGC 3114, The star μMus, The star ηCru, The star πCen, The star λMus, The star φVel, The star ωCar, The star λCen, The star υCar, The star θCar, The star μVel, Part of the constellation Vela (Vel), Part of the constellation Carina (Car)
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Eta Carinae region, 


            Geoff Scott
Eta Carinae region

Technical card

Resolution: 2726x1795

Dates:Nov. 25, 2016

Frames: 31x30" ISO1250

Integration: 0.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 25.95 days

Avg. Moon phase: 13.81%

Temperature: 15.00 job: 1348073

RA center: 159.469 degrees

DEC center: -59.828 degrees

Pixel scale: 32.543 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 78.952 degrees

Field radius: 14.752 degrees

Locations: Perth Observatory, Bickley, Western Australia, Australia

Data source: Traveller


This was an experiment with a 50mm f/1.8 lens stopped to f/3.5 and I'm quite pleased with the field flatness. I accidentally turned raw capture off, so this is from JPEG and no darks, flats or bias were applied.



Geoff Scott
License: None (All rights reserved)

Sky plot

Sky plot


Eta Carinae region, 


            Geoff Scott