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Contains:  IC 2948, lambda Cen nebula, IC 2944, NGC 3766, IC 2872, IC 2714, NGC 3603, NGC 3576, NGC 3572, NGC 3532, eta Car nebula, NGC 3372, Southern Pleiades, IC 2602, NGC 3324, NGC 3293, NGC 3199, NGC 3114, The star λCen, The star ο2Cen, The star ο1Cen, The star θCar, The star φVel, Part of the constellation Carina (Car)
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Eta Carina mid-field 100mm, 


            Roger Groom
Eta Carina mid-field 100mm

Eta Carina mid-field 100mm

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Canon 100mm f2.8 USM Macro

Imaging camera:Fujifilm X-E2

Mount:Paramount ME

Software:PixInsightPhotoshop CC

Resolution: 1542x1044

Dates:Feb. 3, 2017

Frames: 14x60"

Integration: 0.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 6.67 days

Avg. Moon phase: 42.40% job: 1440816

RA center: 159.923 degrees

DEC center: -59.913 degrees

Pixel scale: 32.590 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -176.095 degrees

Field radius: 8.429 degrees

Locations: Perth Hills, Perth, Western Australia, Australia


Testing the use of my Canon 100mm F/2.8 macro lens mounted on my Fuji X-E2. The field of view is more unique than most of the Eta Carina nebula and it would be interesting to pursue this further with longer exposures and darker skies.


Roger Groom
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Eta Carina mid-field 100mm, 


            Roger Groom