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Contains:  NGC 2547, Part of the constellation Vela (Vel), The star Naos (ζPup), The star Suhail (λVel), The star γ1Vel, The star γ2Vel

Image of the day 03/06/2020

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    The Vela Supernova Remnant [Gendler/Colombari/DSS2], 



    
        

            Roberto Colombari
    The Vela Supernova Remnant [Gendler/Colombari/DSS2]
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    The Vela Supernova Remnant [Gendler/Colombari/DSS2]

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    Basic astrometry details

    Astrometry.net job: 3277607

    RA center: 8h 33' 17"

    DEC center: -44° 22' 33"

    Pixel scale: 9.713 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 358.704 degrees

    Field radius: 10.038 degrees


    Resolution: 6000x4402

    Data source: Professional, scientific grade data

    Description

    Vela SNR - Mega Mosaic

    It has been a pleasure and a honour to work again with Robert on the composition of this stunning sky area.
    Robert had already done a couple of previous images of the Vela SNR, at the very beginning purely with his own FSQ106 data and some years later merging them with DSS2, on a crop of the entire field.

    Few weeks ago we had the idea of extending DSS2 to the entire field (~250 1° x 1° mosaic pieces) and layering it again over the original FSQ106 RGB image.

    And that's the result!

    Robert's page: http://www.robgendlerastropics.com/Vela-DSS-New.html

    APOD last year: https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap190110.html

    Copyright: R. Gendler, R. Colombari
    Data: DSS2

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    Roberto Colombari
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    The Vela Supernova Remnant [Gendler/Colombari/DSS2], 



    
        

            Roberto Colombari

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