NGC 3372 - Great Eta Carina Nebula


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Harvey
NGC 3372
Nebula
CTIO, Chile
03-04-2008
Description

NGC 3372 is The Great Eta Carina Nebula which is brighter and four times larger than the Orion Nebula.  It contains two of the most luminous stars in the Milky Way, Eta Carinae and HD 38199A.  It also contains two other interesting southern hemisphere objects, The Homunculus and the Keyhole Nebula.

Technical Details
Exposure Time:
Ha 360 R 120 G90 B 120
Camera:
SBIG ST-10XE
Telescope:
Takahashi FSQ106N
Mount:
Software Bisque Paramount ME
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