The Carina nebula, NGC 3372

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/