Image taken at Swan Reach, South Australia

Equipment - 300mm OOUK AG12 Newtonian with GPU corrector, QSI WSG-8, Software Bisque PME

Guiding - ZWO 120 Mini guider

Software - MaximDL 6, Focusmax V4, SkyX, CCDautopilot 5

LHaRGB 20.7 hours

Processed in CCDstack 2, PixInsight and Photoshop CS6

Object -Located in the constellation of Carina at a distance of about 8400 light years.

This open cluster was formed about 12 million years ago and contains mainly blue giants. There is a super red giant within the cluster known as V361 Carinae.