photo sharing and upload picture albums photo forums search pictures popular photos photography help login
strongmanmike2002 | all galleries >> Nebulae >> Eta Carina Nebula complex > Eta Carina full size full Res 14meg
previous | next
Eta Carina full size full Res 14meg
26-OCT-2008

Eta Carina full size full Res 14meg

Click on "original" size below to see a large 14 meg size image.

AP152 F7.5 Starfire APO refractor with 4" field flattener
FLI ProLine11002 CCD & CFW-2-7
LHaRGB = 10 20 10 10 10min (bin 1X1) Astronomik filters
-35C chip temp, darks and flats (AstroHandy LightRing used for flats)
12MPPS download speed = 1.5sec/full frame download at bin 1X1.
FOV = 1.8deg X 1.2deg at 1.6"/pix
Guide Camera: Starlightxpress SXVH9

See an extreme close up on the famous "Fickle Finger" feature here
http://www.pbase.com/strongmanmike2002/image/96425889/original

For the Luminance only image (Ha+L) see:
http://www.pbase.com/strongmanmike2002/image/94205075/original

For a close up of the Keyhole itself see:
http://www.pbase.com/strongmanmike2002/image/96105156/original

To see a comparison with Hubble:
http://www.pbase.com/strongmanmike2002/image/108860422/original

Comments:
Average seeing (low altitude)

Equipment setup:

http://www.pbase.com/strongmanmike2002/image/81003751/original

Some links to equipment used to take this image:

Finger Lakes Instrumentation CCD cameras:

http://www.fli-cam.com/

Astro-Elecronic FS2 scope GOTO controller:

http://www.astro-electronic.de/

Gerd Neumann/Astronomik filters:

http://www.gerd.neumann.net/

http://www.astronomik.com/

MSB Software & Astroart 4

http://www.msb-astroart.com/

STAR Atlas:PRO planetarium software:

http://www.skylab.com.au/

AstroHandy Accessories

http://www.pbase.com/strongmanmike2002/astrohandy_lightring

http://www.astrohandy.com


other sizes: small medium large original
comment | share