Contains: eta Car nebula, NGC 3372
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Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: Takahashi TOA 130

Imaging camera: FLI Microline ML16200

Mount: Astro-Physics AP1100 gto

Guiding telescope or lens: Takahashi TOA 130

Guiding camera: Starlight Xpress Loadestar X2

Software: CCDStack 2

Filter: Astrodon Ha 3nm 50mm

Accessory: Astrodon MonsterMOAG Off-Axis Guider

Resolution: 4440x3552

Dates: Jan. 29, 2017

Frames: 12x600"

Integration: 2.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.46 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.40% job: 1460362

RA center: 160.929 degrees

DEC center: -59.843 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.232 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 88.606 degrees

Field radius: 0.973 degrees

Locations: Heathcote, Victoria, Australia, Heathcote, Victoria, Australia


Eta Carina nebula, cataloged as NGC 3372 in monochrome using a hydrogen alpha filter.

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Location: LMDSS, Heathcote, Victoria, Australia
Date: shot over the Australia Day weekend 26 - 29th Jan 2017.
Scope: Takahashi 130 TOA NBF refractor, focal length 1000 mm
Camera: mono ML16200 with a Loadstar X2 on an Astrodon MOAG off-axis guider.
Software: Sequence Generator Pro
12 x 600 sec on an Astrodon Hydrogen alpha 3nm FWHM
Sensor temp: -30



Nicholas Jones

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Eta Carina Ha, Nicholas Jones