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This image of the Keyhole Nebula was taken by Eduardo Bueno in the skies of Santa Rita do Passa Quatro, Brazil on January 15, 2012.
The Keyhole nebula is one portion of NGC 3372, also known as Carina nebula. It was approximately 7 light years in diameter.
Here are the complete specs provided by Eduardo:
Exposure: 40 x 3min + Darks and Flats
Stacking: MaxIm DL
Post-processing: Photoshop CS5
Equipments: Newt.GSO 254mm f/5, Baader MPCC, Canon Rebel XS, NEQ6 Pro + (Guided), Orion SSAG
Here’s a link to Eduardo’s Flickr page for more photos.
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