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Contains:  NGC 3496, eta Car nebula, NGC 3372, NGC 3324, NGC 3293, Part of the constellation Carina (Car)
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The Great Carina Nebula, 


            Wei-Hao Wang
The Great Carina Nebula

The Great Carina Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Sigma 500mm/F4.0 DG OS HSM

Imaging camera:Nikon D800 Mod

Mount:Takahashi EM-11 Temma 2 Jr.

Guiding telescope or lens:Takahashi 7X50 Finder

Guiding camera:QHY5L-II-M

Software:PixInsightAuriga Imaging RegiStarPhotoshop CC

Filter:H alpha

Resolution: 3700x4650

Dates:Jan. 31, 2019Feb. 1, 2019

Frames: 29x300" ISO800

Integration: 2.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 26.05 days

Avg. Moon phase: 13.29%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00 job: 2561369

RA center: 160.793 degrees

DEC center: -59.690 degrees

Pixel scale: 4.069 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 358.884 degrees

Field radius: 3.358 degrees

Locations: Avon Valley, York, Western Australia, Australia

Data source: Traveller


This is a two-frame mosaic. Lens is wide open (F4.0).



Wei-Hao Wang
License: None (All rights reserved)

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The Great Carina Nebula, 


            Wei-Hao Wang