An open cluster in Carina…astro-imaging
The Nebula & The Star.
The Gabriela Mistral Nebula & the Gem star cluster.
Designation: NGC 3211, in southern constellation of Carina. Visual magnitude: +10.7 Apparent size: 0.3 arc-minutes. Diameter: 0.5 light years. Distance: 6,700 … More
Designation: Caldwell 92, NGC 3372, in constellation of Carina. Visual magnitude: +1.0. Apparent size in arc-minutes: 120′ x 120′. Diameter in light … More
Image of NGC 3532, an open star cluster containing 120 stars, on the outskirts of the Carina nebula. It was … More
The Great Nebula in Carina (NGC 3372) is a naked eye object in the Southern Hemisphere and is very popular … More
Having imaged the Pleiades star cluster recently, I found myself imaging IC 2602 (Theta Carinae Cluster) a couple of weeks … More
A Southern Hemisphere object. Object Details: NGC 3293 Constellation: Carina. Visual magnitude: +4.7 Apparent diameter: 6.0 arc-min. (about one fifth … More
The motion of the stars in Carina, as viewed through my telescope. Note the different star colours and the ghostly … More
The Eta Carinae Nebula – a bright nebula visible to the naked eye in the Southern Hemisphere sky. It is … More
This is a beautiful southern cluster of about a hundred stars, which fitted just nicely into the field of view. … More
NGC 3293, an open cluster in Carina. Image Details: Exposure: 1 x 15 sec ISO 2000 Gear: Meade LX-90, 2000mm f/l, … More
Above – Milky Way in Carina, Crux, Circinus and Centaurus. A region which is rich with stars and interesting objects. Top … More
Some unguided (hence short exposure) wide field images taken with my Canon 60D and Sigma 50mm f/1.8 lens: All images … More
Wide field views are just as much a part of astronomy as telescopes are and anyone can do astronomy with … More