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Photographer:

dellap

Email:

dellap@cida.gob.ve

Location of Photo:

Merida - Venezuela

Date/Time of photo:

2016-12-28/9hUTC

Equipment:

Canon EOS 6D + 500mm f/6.3 mirror lens. Sum of forty 30s-images @ ISO6400

Description:

Sir John Herschel found difficult “to convey a full impression of the beauty and sublimity of the spectacle offered by this nebula…” The Carina Nebula harbors the luminous, massive, irregular variable star Eta Carinae, first recorded by Edmond Halley in 1677, which astronomers now believe could eventually explode as a supernova in the near future.

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