Carina Nebula NGC 3372

Carina Nebula NGC 3372
Image of the Carina Nebula (NGC 3372), made with the ASA500N telescope (CHI-2).

The Carina Nebula is a beautiful emission nebula in the Southern night sky. It is a large, complex area of bright & dark nebulosity... The brightest star in the center left of the image is Eta Carinae, with the Keyhole nebula visible on top of it.

Exposure time: 8 x 300s with LRGB-filters.
Author
Scheers Jan
Telescope
CHI-2 (ASA500N, 50cm)
Camera
FLI PL16803
Location
Obstech - Observatorio El Sauce in the Rio Hurtado Valley, Chile
Date of observation
December 2019
Filters
Astrodon LRGB
Processing
El Sauce Observatory, ChileAstroPixelProcessor & Photoshop CC (incl. AstroPanel 4.2 & Astronomy Tools plug-ins)
Credits
Astrophotography Group "Volkssterrenwacht A Pien", Ghent (Belgium)
Submitted on Thu, 07/16/2020 - 16:38