Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Carina (Car)  ·  Contains:  NGC 3293  ·  NGC 3324  ·  NGC 3372  ·  Part of the constellation Carina (Car)  ·  eta Car nebula
The Carina Nebula and the Nova Carinae 2018, 



    
        

            Lionel Majzik
The Carina Nebula and the Nova Carinae 2018
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The Carina Nebula and the Nova Carinae 2018

The Carina Nebula and the Nova Carinae 2018, 



    
        

            Lionel Majzik
The Carina Nebula and the Nova Carinae 2018
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The Carina Nebula and the Nova Carinae 2018

Acquisition details

Dates:
March 24, 2018
Frames:
20×300(1h 40′)
Integration:
1h 40′
Avg. Moon age:
7.22 days
Avg. Moon phase:
48.24%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1994340

RA center: 10h43m35s.5

DEC center: -59°4127

Pixel scale: 5.258 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.142 degrees

Field radius: 2.479 degrees

Resolution: 2400x2400

File size: 9.1 MB

Description

The Carina Nebula is a large, complex area of bright and dark nebulosity in the constellation Carina, and is located in the Carina–Sagittarius Arm.

Nova Carinae 2018 (ASASSN-18fv), a bright nova in Carina.

The nova magnitude was around 6.5 when I took the photo.

EXIF:

24/03/2018; 26/03/2018; 28/03/2018

Total exposure time: 1.6 hour

iTelescope - T8, Siding Spring Observatory FLI Microline 16803

Takahashi FSQ ED 106/530 mm Paramount PME

3 x 300 s R, G, B, 5 x 300 s Lum, 1 x 600 s Ha, OIII, SII

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The Carina Nebula and the Nova Carinae 2018, 



    
        

            Lionel Majzik