Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Vela (Vel)  ·  Contains:  NGC 2645
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Vela Supernova Remnant, 



    
        

            Brian Boyle
Vela Supernova Remnant
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Vela Supernova Remnant

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Vela Supernova Remnant, 



    
        

            Brian Boyle
Vela Supernova Remnant
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Vela Supernova Remnant

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher 100 mm Esprit APO Triplet

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI2400MC Pro

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ6R-Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ZWO 30mm f/4 Mini Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MM mini

Software: PixInsight Core Version 1.8 Ripley


Dates:Feb. 6, 2021

Frames: 120x120" (4h)

Integration: 4h

Avg. Moon age: 24.03 days

Avg. Moon phase: 30.55%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4205276

RA center: 8h 32' 1"

DEC center: -44° 27' 18"

Pixel scale: 2.203 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 92.352 degrees

Field radius: 2.203 degrees


Resolution: 6000x3980

Locations: Speargrass Flat Observatory, Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand

Data source: Backyard

Description

A portion of the Vela supernova remnant, the first of a mosaic I plan to make over the coming season. I think it looks a bit like ET's hand, including the glowing finger (almost).

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Vela Supernova Remnant, 



    
        

            Brian Boyle