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Eta Carina

NGC 3327

Telescope : Planewave CDK17 f6.8

Camera : SBIG STXL 11002

Mount : Software Bisque Paramount ME

Focal length : 2939mm

Fov : 42 x 29 arcmins

Image Scale : 0.63 arcsec/pixel

Observatory : El Sauce Chile

Filters: Astrodon SHO

S 16x15m H 16x15m O 16x15m

Integration: 12h

RA: 10h44m0s

Dec : -59°40’47”

cdk 17

The Eta Carina Nebula, catalogued as NGC 3372 is a large, complex area of bright and dark nebulosity in the constellation Carina, and it is located in the Carina–Sagittarius Arm. The nebula is approximately 8,500 light-years from Earth. The nebula has within its boundaries the large Carina OB1 association and several related open clusters, including numerous O-type stars and several Wolf–Rayet stars. The nebula is one of the largest diffuse nebulae in our skies. Although it is four times as large as and even brighter than the famous Orion Nebula, the Carina Nebula is much less well known due to its location in the southern skies….

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