"Eta Carinae Nebula".
The Carina Nebula also known NGC 3372, in the constellation of Carina. The Eta Carina Nebula is a large bright nebula that surrounds several open clusters of stars. The nebula is one of the largest diffuse nebulae in our skies. The nebula lies at an estimated distance between 6,500 and 10,000 light years from Earth.
Instrument: Bintel 8" Newtonian Astrograph.
Focal Ratio: F/4
Camera: Pentax K-x
Camera Sensitivity: iso 6400
Exposure Details: 30 second Subs x 6 + Master dark and Flat.
Date: 3rd December 2010
Viewing Location: Heathcote, ASV LMDSS
Software Enchancements: DSS PS CS2
Comments: First time at the ASV Star party
Seeing conditions: 9
Author: Paul Albers
Mon Dec 6 21:08:06 2010