Located at the top of this image, NGC 3576 is an Emission nebula about 9,000 light-years away in the constellation of Carina. The open cluster NGC 3603 which can be seen in the lower half of the image is much further away at 20,000 light-years. NGC 3603 is a starburst region where extremely rapid star formation takes place.
|Mount||Paramount ME||Guiding||Selfguide, 10 sec, Bin 2x2|
|Exposure||HaLRGB 120:30:25:20:25 Total 3:40||Location||Donvale|