Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Carina (Car)  ·  Contains:  IC 2714  ·  IC 2872  ·  IC 2944  ·  IC 2948  ·  NGC 3199  ·  NGC 3293  ·  NGC 3324  ·  NGC 3372  ·  NGC 3532  ·  NGC 3572  ·  NGC 3576  ·  NGC 3603  ·  NGC 3766  ·  Part of the constellation Carina (Car)  ·  The star λCen  ·  The star ο1Cen  ·  The star ο2Cen  ·  eta Car nebula  ·  lambda Cen nebula
Eta Carina Nebula, 



    
        

            Simon Williams
Eta Carina Nebula
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Eta Carina Nebula

Eta Carina Nebula, 



    
        

            Simon Williams
Eta Carina Nebula
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Eta Carina Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Pentax Super Takumar 105mm f2.8

Imaging cameras: Canon 60Da

Mounts: AstroTrac TT320X-AG  ·  AstroTrac TT320X-AG Travel System

Software: APT - Astro Photography Tool


Dates:Jan. 5, 2014

Frames: 1x450" (7' 30") ISO1600

Integration: 7' 30"

Avg. Moon age: 4.61 days

Avg. Moon phase: 22.18%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00

Mean SQM: 21.75

Mean FWHM: 4.50

Temperature: 25.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 160259

RA center: 10h 54' 5"

DEC center: -59° 54' 28"

Pixel scale: 36.395 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 4.431 degrees

Field radius: 7.289 degrees


Resolution: 1200x800

Locations: Farm, Nannup, Western Australia, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

Single 7.5 minute exposure at f4.

Some very thin high level cloud passed through the frame.

I like what it did to the brighter stars, but overall it has made the image soft.

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Eta Carina Nebula, 



    
        

            Simon Williams