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15-MAR-2015

The Keyhole Nebula and Eta Carina

click on image to see a close up of the star Eta Carina

120% Crop from full frame

Published in Astrophotomag Issue 15: http://astrophotomag.com/issue15/#/22

Orion Optics AG12 F3.8
Starlightxpress SXVF-H694, SX USB CFW, SX OAG unit + Atlas Focuser
SII Ha OIII = multiple short exposures bin 1X1 Astronomik filters
-20C chip temp, no flats and no darks
Focal length 1120mm
Image scale 0.84"/pix
Guide Camera: Starlightxpress Loadstar

Comments

Passing cloud but good seeing

Equipment setup:

http://www.pbase.com/strongmanmike2002/image/151108788/original

Some links to equipment used to take this image:

Orion Optics UK

http://www.orionoptics.co.uk/

StarlightXpress CCD Cameras and imaging equipment

http://www.sxccd.com/products

Finger Lakes Instrumentation CCD cameras:

http://www.flicamera.com/

Astro Shop (Aus)

http://www.astroshop.com.au/

Astro-Elecronic FS2 scope GOTO controller:

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

Gerd Neumann and Astronomik filters:

http://www.astronomik.com/en/home

http://www.gerdneumann.net/

MSB Software & Astroart 5

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

Catseye Collimation

http://www.catseyecollimation.com/

STAR Atlas:PRO planetarium software:

http://www.staratlaspro.com/


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