Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Carina (Car)  ·  Contains:  Carina Nebula  ·  NGC 3372  ·  eta Car Nebula
The Great Carina Nebula H-alpha, 



    
        

            Eckhard Völcker

The Great Carina Nebula H-alpha

The Great Carina Nebula H-alpha, 



    
        

            Eckhard Völcker

The Great Carina Nebula H-alpha

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro Physics 130 f6 Starfire EDF

Imaging cameras: ASI ZWO 1600MM Pro

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach1AP GTO CP4

Focal reducers: Astro-Physics QUAD TCC 0.72x


Integration: 0.0 hours


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3731341

RA center: 10h 44' 10"

DEC center: -59° 48' 0"

Pixel scale: 1.323 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 25.737 degrees

Field radius: 1.072 degrees


Resolution: 4656x3520

Data source: Backyard

Description

This data was intended for a RGB/H-alpha combination of the Carina Nebula. It turned out that adding the H-alpha to the RGB data produced a rather flat looking image. Now I have a nice colourful Carina and an interesting H-alpha monochrome Carina.

60x60s Astrodon 5nm ASI 1600 MM Pro

Stacks: AstroPixelProcessor
Linear Processing: Pixinsight
Non-Linear Processing: Photoshop

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