Open Cluster     NGC 3293     Carina
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NGC 3293 an open cluster in the constellation Carina, embedded in a colorful nebula region. At a distance of 8000 light-years, it consists of more than 50 stars in a 10 arc minutes field and is one of the brightest open cluster in the southern sky (the brightest star is a red giant of mag 6.5).

Mount Astro-Physics AP1200GTO
Published AAPOD 24/12/2016
Telescope RCOS 14.5" f/9


Camera
FLI PL16070
Filter
Astrodon LRGB
Exposure
L 29x8 / R 6x8 / G 6x8 / B 6x8 min
Total
6h 26min

Software
PixInsight
Date
Feb 2014
Location
Hacienda los Andes / Chile

Image acquisition by CEDIC team
(Herbert Walter, Christoph Kaltseis, Bernhard Hubl und Wolfgang Leitner)

Image processing by Herbert Walter