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Eta Carina Nebula
Slawomir / SkyandTelescope.com Photo Gallery

Photographer:

Slawomir

Email:

slawomirlipinski@yahoo.com.au

Location of Photo:

The photograph was taken in Brisbane (suburb Milton) in Queensland, Australia

Date/Time of photo:

14 and 15 December 2014

Equipment:

TS 102mm ED doublet, QSI 690i, Skywatcher HEQ5 and a set of narrowband filters

Description:

The Carina Nebula is a cloud of glowing gas composed mostly of hydrogen, excited by ultraviolet light from the embedded stars. The brightest star in the nebula is known as eta Carinae; it is one of the most luminous and most massive stars known to humanity.

Website:

http://www.astrobin.com/users/Slawomir/

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