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Eta Carinae Nebula
JUNE-2009

Eta Carinae Nebula

Tivoli/Namibia

Eta Carinae is one of the most massive stars in our Milky Way, embedded in a huge emission nebula,whose radiation is stimulated by the star. Because of its high mass it is very unstable and had several outbursts in the past. The star will end up as a supernova eventually.

Telescope: ASA 10N-OK3 f3,6
Mount: Astrotec OTE150
Guider: Starlight XPress Loadstar
Camera: FLI PL16803
Filter-wheel: FLI CW 5-7
Filter: FLI R,G,B
Exposure: R:4x300sec, G:4x300sec, B:4x300sec
Programs: Maxim DL 5.0, CCDStack 1.6, PixInsight SE 1.6 full exif


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