Data
Target: The Eta Carinae Nebula (NGC 3372) in Carina
Date(s): 8th, 9th, 16th, 29th, 30th and 31st January, 2011
Location: Manar, NSW, Australia
Detector: SBIG STL-11000M at -20 degrees Celsius
Telescope: Takahashi FSQ-106N
Focal length: 530mm
Mount: Losmandy G-11 (Gemini)
Guiding: Self guiding through SBIG STL-11000M
Exposure: Ha+LRGB (160 187.5 93.75 93.75 93.75); total: 10.5 hours
Exposure: Ha and L bin 1x1, RGB bin 2x2
Software: MaxIm DL 5: Image capture, and autoguiding, calibration, registration, stacking, stretching; PinPoint LE: Plate solving; Adobe Photoshop CS4: post-processing and framing