Eta Carina Nebula, NGC 3372, in Ha
- the awesomely detailed nebula around h Carinae (distance ~7500ly), one of our Southern Sky gems. Here it is imaged in Ha light from light-polluted skies of my apartment balcony close to the Melbourne CBD.
|Camera:||SBIG STL11000M, Astrodon filters||Scope:||Takahashi FS128 telescope @ f5.8, fl ~740mm (fov ~2.8°x2.0°)|
|Mount:||Intes-Micro Alter D6||Guiding:||internal|
|Filters/Exposures:||Ha = 7x10 ≡ 1h10m||Location:||Elwood, Victoria, Australia|
|Date:||April 2009||Processing:||CCDStack, MIRA AL8 and Photoshop CS4|