Eta Carinae Nebula (NGC 3372)

This is one of the most spectacular regions of the sky, dominated by the Eta Carinae nebula, which is flanked by the two open clusters NGC 3532 (left) and NGC 3114 (right). Another bright nebula is IC 2948 near the bottom left corner.

Instrument Minolta 135 mm f/4 piggyback
Film Kodak Ektapress Multispeed PJM
Date 26 March 1998, 00:52 - 01:27 UTC
Site Cederberg Observatory, South Africa
Image # 1998-1/5

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