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ETA Carinae Nebula
(NGC 3372) in broadband and narrowband colours
Discovered by Lacaille 1751-52.
This giant diffuse nebula is one of the largest H II regions (composed of ionized hydrogene gas) in our Milky Waygalaxy.
The star forming nebula NGC 3372 has produced the very conspicuous peculiar star Eta Carinae, which is among the most massive and luminous stars in our Milky Way, and perhaps in the universe.
(Text taken from www.seds.org)
Canon 50mm f1.2 L lens at f4.5
Exposure: HaRGB 60:10:10:10 minutes