NGC 3372 (The Eta Carina Nebula)

Eta Carina (20 frame) (mosaic)

The Eta Carina Nebula.

This nebula is one of the largest diffuse nebulae in the sky at a distance of about 6500 LY in Carina. This nebula contains numerous  O, B, stars in star clusters and a few separate nebulae on the edge of the nebula. The star Eta Carinae is a luminous hypergiant star, one of the largest and brightest stars in the Milky Way.

  20 Frame Mosaic.

Telescope.  10 Inch F 4 Newtonian.

Camera.  S Big ST 4000 XCM OSC CCD.

Exposures and Date.  (20)  10 X 600 sec.  March, Apr, May, June. 2015.

Location.  (Wiruna) Ilford N.S.W.