Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Carina (Car)  ·  Contains:  Carina Nebula  ·  NGC 3372  ·  eta Car Nebula
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Eta Carina and the Keyhole Nebula

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Esprit 100 ED

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY268c

Mounts: iOptron CEM70

Focal reducers: SkyWatcher Field flattener for Esprit 100

Software: Aries Production astro pixel processor  ·  StarTools 1.7

Filters: Optlong L-Extreme 2"

Accessory: PrimaLuceLab SESTO SENSO 2 Robotic Focusing Motor sesto senso 2 Focuser  ·  PrimaLuceLab ECCO ECCO  ·  PRIMALUCE LAB Eagle 3s


Dates:Jan. 23, 2021

Frames: 270x120" (9h)

Integration: 9h

Avg. Moon age: 9.70 days

Avg. Moon phase: 73.71%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4189068

RA center: 10h 44' 22"

DEC center: -59° 52' 37"

Pixel scale: 1.397 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.057 degrees

Field radius: 1.459 degrees


Resolution: 6255x4175

Data source: Backyard

Description

All 2min exposures with QHY268c in High Gain Mode at 60 gain. L extreme filter and Espirit 100ed.

Stacked in APP and separated and saved into Ha-OIII mono as a Luminance, Ha as Red and OIII as green and Blue and then recombined and processed in Startools. Used Matrix setting in Startools colour module and selected H (H+O) 100R, 50R + 25G + 25B, 50G + 50B setting to give this colour palette

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Description: FINAL - increased integration time to 9hours (270 x 2min exposures) and reprocessed

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