Gabriela Mistral Nebula


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Obj Type
Location
Date Taken:
Mazlin
NGC 3324
Nebula
CTIO, Chile
04-01-2010
Description

NGC 3324 is also called the Gabriela Mistral Nebula, because of the striking resemblance with the Nobel Prize winning Chilean poet, who was born in the same region of Chile that is home to CTIO.

NGC 3324 is in the NW corner of the Eta Carina Nebula (NGC 3372).

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Technical Details
Exposure Time:
Ha -- 9 hours, OIII -- 9 hours, RGB 2 hours/channel
Camera:
Apogee U9
Telescope:
RCOS Carbon Truss 16 inch f/11.3 Ritchey-Chretien
Mount:
Software Bisque Paramount ME
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