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Photographer:

BobGillette

Email:

bob.gillette9@gmail.com

Location of Photo:

Hacienda Los Andes, near Cerro Tololo, Chile

Date/Time of photo:

13-15 January 2015

Equipment:

Takahashi FSQ-85 and QSI 583wsg on an AP Mach 1 mount and Eagle Pier; Lodestar guider.

Description:

One of the southern hemisphere's iconic deep-sky objects and four times the size of the Orion Nebula, Eta Carinae Nebula is centered on a star of the same name, one of the most massive and luminous in the Milky Way. It is about 7500 light years away.

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