Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Carina (Car)  ·  Contains:  NGC 3324  ·  NGC 3372  ·  eta Car nebula
Eta Carinae, 



    
        

            Mark Forteath
Eta Carinae
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Eta Carinae

Eta Carinae, 



    
        

            Mark Forteath
Eta Carinae
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Eta Carinae

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics Star 71 II

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM Pro

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ6R Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: William Optics 50mm Guidescope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI290MC

Software: DeepSkyStacker (DSS) deepskystacker  ·  PHD 2  ·  APT  ·  Adobe Systems Inc. Photoshop CC 2019

Filters: ZWO R 1.25" optimized for ASI1600  ·  ZWO Ha 1.25"  ·  ZWO B 1.25" optimized for ASI1600  ·  ZWO G 1.25" optimized for ASI1600  ·  ZWO L 1.25" optimized for ASI1600

Accessory: Orion Dew Zapper Orion Controller and Heating Bands


Dates:Feb. 4, 2019Feb. 7, 2019

Frames:
ZWO B 1.25" optimized for ASI1600: 10x120" (20') (gain: 0.00) -25C bin 1x1
ZWO G 1.25" optimized for ASI1600: 10x120" (20') (gain: 0.00) -25C bin 1x1
ZWO Ha 1.25": 10x240" (40') (gain: 0.00) -25C bin 1x1
ZWO L 1.25" optimized for ASI1600: 30x120" (1h) (gain: 0.00) -25C bin 1x1
ZWO R 1.25" optimized for ASI1600: 10x120" (20') (gain: 0.00) -25C bin 1x1

Integration: 2h 40'

Darks: ~60

Flats: ~60

Flat darks: ~60

Avg. Moon age: 15.77 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.10%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Temperature: 20.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2512928

RA center: 10h 43' 46"

DEC center: -59° 51' 10"

Pixel scale: 2.255 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 93.497 degrees

Field radius: 1.828 degrees


Resolution: 4656x3520

Locations: Home Observatory, Wynyard, Tasmania, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

Eta Carina Nebulae in the complex Carina. A superb Southern Hemisphere object.

This was my first light image with my new William Optics Star 71 II Limited Blue Edition. What an amazing little telescope! This is also my first image with an apo refractor, moving from a C8 SCT. Very excited and hopefully a lot more quality images to come!

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Eta Carinae, 



    
        

            Mark Forteath