NGC 3372 – The Great Nebula in Carina

NGC 3372 - The Great Nebula in Carina by Slawomir Lipinski, Brisbane, Australia.

Slawomir Lipinski

Brisbane, Australia

Imaging telescope: Teleskop Service – 102mm f/7 ED with 0.8 reducer/flattener

Imaging camera: QSI690

Mount: SkyWatcher HEQ5 PRO (with modifications)

Guiding telescope: Orion 50mm GuideScope

Guiding camera: ORION StarShoot AutoGuider

Software: ESA/ESO/NASA FITS LIBERATOR, EQMOD Project EQMOD, Pixinsight 1.8, Cartes du Ciel Sky Charts, Stark Labs Nebulosity 3, PHD Guiding

Astrodon Ha 3nm: 28×120″ -10C bin 1×1
Astronomik OIII 12nm: 12×120″ -10C bin 1×1
Astronomik SII 12nm: 12×120″ -10C bin 1×1

Total integration: 1.7 hours

The Great Nebula in Carina is a large nebula located about 7,500 light-years away from Earth in the southern constellation of Carina. This photograph was taken from a balcony about 2km from Brisbane’s CBD.