Carina nebula

Carina nebula by Rafael Compassi, Presidente Lucena, Brazil.

Rafael Compassi

Presidente Lucena – Brazil

Skywatcher 8″ F/5
Canon T1i (modded)
32x300s ISO1600
Astronomik CLS CCD clip filter

The nebula is one of the largest diffuse nebulae in our skies. Although it is some four times as large and even brighter than the famous Orion Nebula, the Carina Nebula is much less well known due to its location in the southern sky.