NGC 3372, The Carina Nebula in hydrogen alpha only. A southern sky wonder, this is the first image Tanja and I have seriously acquired with our QSI683 CCD camera. Data acquired from our home in Johannesburg, South Africa. Overall, we are VERY impressed with this camera!
17x 10 minute exposures
170 minutes total integration time
Calibrated / reduced with bias, dark, and flat frames
Officina Stellare Hiper APO 105
Officina Stellare 0.75 focal reducer/field flattener
Celestron CGEM DX mount
Acquisition and focusing with Sequence Generator Lite
Reduction, integration and post-processing with PixInsight
Hydrogen alpha data acquired from our home in Johannesburg, South Africa, on 2014-02-12.
My Ha only image: www.flickr.com/photos/schmitzcory/12536602243/
RGB data acquired by Tanja in the dark skies of Sutherland, South Africa, in May of 2013.
Tanja’s RGB image: www.flickr.com/photos/astro-tanja/11481719113/in/photostr…