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Eta Carinae Nebula

Eta Carinae Nebula


Eta Carinae is one of the most massive stars in our Milky Way, embedded in a huge emission nebula. 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.
A crop with the central region and the Keyhole nebula is here:

QHY8/ALccd 6c
Vixen R200SSDG(8"/F4)+ Televue Paracorr. Ha,Hb+OIII: 9x300sec with Astronomik UHC-filter. Stacking,averaging, enhancing in AstroArt, PixInsight SE and Photoshop CS2 full exif

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