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Contains:  eta Car nebula, NGC 3372, Part of the constellation Carina (Car)
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NGC3372 - The Great Carina Nebula (Eta Carinae) 2017, 


            Oliver Czernetz
NGC3372 - The Great Carina Nebula (Eta Carinae) 2017

NGC3372 - The Great Carina Nebula (Eta Carinae) 2017

Technical card

Resolution: 2295x1598 job: 1671589

RA center: 160.972 degrees

DEC center: -59.725 degrees

Pixel scale: 4.260 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 114.765 degrees

Field radius: 1.655 degrees


NGC3372 - The Great Carina Nebula (Eta Carinae) 2017
Roberto Colombari, Robert Gendler, Stephane Guisard, Oliver Czernetz

L:Ha:R:G:B (133:625:129:129:129 minutes) = 19,01 hours total

Image Processing Oliver Czernetz

Data has been kindly granted by:

Stephane Guisard ->
Stephanes version (togehter with Robert Gendler): HRVB-FS128.html

Roberto Colombari ->
Robertos version:

Robert Gendler ->
Robs version (together with Stephane Guisard):

Stephane, Roberto, Rob: THANKS A LOT!!

Optics, Cams, TechSpecs:

Rob Gendler, Stephane Guisard:
Takahashi FS128, STL11000
Hydrogen Alpha color composite using H-alpha and BVR Filtered Exposures
HA:R:V:B = 300:80:80:80 minutes

Roberto Colombari:
L: 19x420s
Ha: 15x900s
RGB: (7, 7, 7)x420s
Imaging scope: Takahashi FS60c
Guiding scope: APO 80mm/480mm
Imaging camera: SBIG8300
Guiding camera: Lodestar Xpress
Mount: HEQ5 Synscan Pro
Mean outside temperature: 25/26°C
Mean sensor temperature: -7/-8 °C

Oliver Czernetz:
H-Alpha 12x300s
Takahashi FSQ ED
Aperture: 106mm (0.1 metre)
Focal Length: 530mm (0.53 metre)

H-Alpha 8x300s
Planewave 20" (0.51m) CDK
Aperture: 510mm
Focal Length: 2280mm (0.66 Focal Reducer Fitted)
FLI-PL6303E CCD camera

Image Processing: Oliver Czernetz
Software: Fits Liberator, DeepSky Stacker RegiStar, PhotoShop CS5



Oliver Czernetz
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons

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NGC3372 - The Great Carina Nebula (Eta Carinae) 2017, 


            Oliver Czernetz