Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Carina (Car)  ·  Contains:  Foramen  ·  NGC 3372  ·  eta Car  ·  eta Car nebula  ·  t02 Car  ·  w Car
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Carina Nebula - NGC 3372, 



    
        

            Jeff Coldrey
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Carina Nebula - NGC 3372

Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
Carina Nebula - NGC 3372, 



    
        

            Jeff Coldrey
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Carina Nebula - NGC 3372

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Esprit 120ED APO

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI094MC Pro

Mounts: Software Bisque Paramount MX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: William Optics 50mm Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI 290MM

Software: PHD  ·  Nebulosity  ·  Pleiades PixInsight

Filters: Hutech IDAS 2" LPS-P2


Dates:Jan. 5, 2018

Frames: 16x600" (2h 40')

Integration: 2h 40'

Avg. Moon age: 18.63 days

Avg. Moon phase: 84.05%


Astrometry.net job: 1951761

RA center: 10h 44' 14"

DEC center: -59° 40' 49"

Pixel scale: 2.338 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -86.820 degrees

Field radius: 1.219 degrees


Resolution: 3000x2250

Locations: Wonga Park, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

This is my best result to date with the Eta Carina Nebula using a OSC camera.

Processed a few different ways using PixInsight in an effort to remove gradients (from Melbourne suburban skies with 82% moon), balance colours, and bring out some details.

Thanks for looking!

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Carina Nebula - NGC 3372, 



    
        

            Jeff Coldrey