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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:

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


Passing cloud but good seeing

Equipment setup:

Some links to equipment used to take this image:

Orion Optics UK

StarlightXpress CCD Cameras and imaging equipment

Finger Lakes Instrumentation CCD cameras:

Astro Shop (Aus)

Astro-Elecronic FS2 scope GOTO controller:

Gerd Neumann and Astronomik filters:

MSB Software & Astroart 5

Catseye Collimation

STAR Atlas:PRO planetarium software:

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