Eta Carinae nebula

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Eta Carinae nebula

(NGC 3372) A large complex of dust and glowing gas in the southern Milky Way. The nebulosity is an extended H II region in which there are clusters of young stars. Dark lanes of cool dust divide the nebula into islands of glowing gas. One of these dark and irregular dust lanes is known as the Keyhole, which is used to identify the bright emission Keyhole nebula in which the object Eta Carinae is situated.
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Our 5-inch scope seemed to perform like an 8 under such dark and steady skies, enabling us to trace out structural detail in the extremities of must-see targets like 30 Doradus, the Tarantula Nebula, and NGC 3372, the Eta Carinae Nebula.
Inside NGC 3372, known as the Eta Carinae Nebula, the bright 3.
Pleiades o Car Nov-May 44 NGC 3372, Eta Carinae n Car Nov-May 45 NGC 3532 o Car Nov-May 46 NGC 3766 o Cen Feb-Sep 47 NGC 3918, Blue Plntry.
From northeast to southwest these include M16 (the Star Queen or Eagle Nebula) in Serpens; the emission nebulae M17 (Swan), M20 (Trifid), and M8 (Lagoon) in Sagittarius; the open clusters M21 in Sagittarius and NGC 6231 in Scorpius; the open cluster and emission nebula NGC 6193 and 6188 in Ara; the open cluster NGC 4755 (Jewel Box) in Crux; and the giant emission nebula NGC 3372, also known as the Eta Carinae Nebula.
At the center is the Southern Cross, with the Coalsack dark nebula, while at the top is the massive Carina Nebula, NGC 3372.
8, ASSA 41 IC 2602, Southern Pleiades, open cluster C 102, ASSA 43 NGC 3372, eta Carinae bright nebula Nebula, C 92, ASSA 44 NGC 3532, Pincushion open cluster Cluster, C 91, ASSA 45 M 83, NGC 5236, Southern galaxy Pinwheel, ASSA 58 Designation Co-ordinates (J2000.
NGC 3372 (Eta Carinae Nebula) is the best example of a bright (diffuse) nebula in the entire sky.
Within a 5[degrees] radius of the famous variable star Eta Carinae lie no fewer than four prominent naked-eye star clusters, a couple dozen lesser clusters and nebulae, and, of course, NGC 3372 (Caldwell 92), the Eta Carinae Nebula.
Within the brightest section of the Milky Way in Carina we ogled at NGC 3372, the spectacular Eta Carinae Nebula, as we followed its dark lanes and delicate twisting tendrils of nebulosity to its famous "keyhole," a dark circular feature first described by John Herschel from South Africa in the 1830s.
The Eta Carinae Nebula, otherwise known as NGC 3372, ranks as the largest diffuse nebula in the sky.