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Carina Nebula from Costa Rica

When I realized I could capture the glorious Carina Nebula from Costa Rica, I was fixated on the idea. A seemingly simple task for an experienced imager like myself - boy was I wrong.


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The heat, the lights, the wind, and lack of my trusty NORTH STAR made this project a challenge.


Please have a look at the video (YouTube) if you're interested in more. Under 10 minutes of overall exposure time, with an unmodded DSLR!


Total Exposure: 9 Minutes, 30 Seconds (18 x 30-seconds)

Camera: Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Filter: Optolong L-Pro (2")

Telescope: William Optics RedCat 51

Mount: iOptron SkyGuider Pro

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Uploaded on March 6, 2019