Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Vela (Vel)
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The Vela SNR--A Closeup, 



    
        

            Russ Carpenter
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The Vela SNR--A Closeup

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The Vela SNR--A Closeup, 



    
        

            Russ Carpenter
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The Vela SNR--A Closeup

Technical card

Dates:Feb. 22, 2019

Frames: 14x600"

Integration: 2.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 18.03 days

Avg. Moon phase: 88.42%


Astrometry.net job: 2795072

RA center: 8h 28' 22"

DEC center: -44° 23' 40"

Pixel scale: 0.953 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -89.893 degrees

Field radius: 0.639 degrees


Resolution: 3725x3070

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: ChileScope

Description

The Vela SNR is a narrowband wonderland, with strong signals in Ha, OIII and SII. This small part of the Vela SNR (centered on the star HD71933) is just one example of the imaging possibilities. I used Pixelmath to construct an approximation of the RGB palette.

Tech Notes:
ASA Newtonian, 500 mm aperture, 1900mm focal length, F3.6
FLI Proline 16803, 9 mm pixel, 4096 X 4096
ASA DDM85 equatorial mount
Processing with PixInsight, Topaz Denoise AI, and Affinity Photo

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The Vela SNR--A Closeup, 



    
        

            Russ Carpenter