NGC 3372 The Carina Nebula in Ha, 


            Cory Schmitz

NGC 3372 The Carina Nebula in Ha

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Officina Stellare HiperAPO105

Imaging cameras: QSI 683 ws-8

Mounts: CGEM DX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Vixen Finderscope 9x50

Guiding cameras: Orion StarShoot AutoGuider

Focal reducers: Officina Stellare 0.75x flattener/reducer

Software: PixInsight  ·  PHD Guiding

Filters: Astrodon E-series Gen 2 LRGB Ha SII OIII

Basic astrometry details job: 182264

Resolution: 3270x2457


NGC 3372, The Carina Nebula in hydrogen alpha only. A southern sky wonder, this is the first image we have seriously acquired with our QSI683 CCD camera. Data acquired from our home in Johannesburg, South Africa. Overall, we are VERY impressed with this camera!

Image details:
17x 10 minute exposures
170 minutes total integration time
Calibrated / reduced with bias, dark, and flat frames

Officina Stellare Hiper APO 105
QSI683ws8 CCD
Officina Stellare 0.75 focal reducer/field flattener
Celestron CGEM DX mount
50mm finder/guider
Orion SSAG

Acquisition and focusing with Sequence Generator Lite
Reduction, integration and post-processing with PixInsight



Cory Schmitz
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons


NGC 3372 The Carina Nebula in Ha, 


            Cory Schmitz