Eta Carina Narrow Band
Image taken Clayton Bay, South Australia
Equipment - Takahashi TSA102S, reducer with QSI683WSG - 8
Guiding - Star Shoot Autoguider off axis with Paramount PME mount.
SII Ha OIII 35 35 35
Darks, flats and biases applied
Processed in CCD stack and Photoshop CS3
Object - This nebula is located at a distance of around 8000 light years from Earth in the constellation of Carina. It is mainly an emission nebula but has some pockets of reflection. The main star within the complex is a Wolf Rayet star and is considered to be the brightest star in our galaxy.