Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Vela (Vel)
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FIRE and ICE - a less fashionable quarter of the Vela SN remnant in HOO, 



    
        

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FIRE and ICE - a less fashionable quarter of the Vela SN remnant in HOO

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FIRE and ICE - a less fashionable quarter of the Vela SN remnant in HOO, 



    
        

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FIRE and ICE - a less fashionable quarter of the Vela SN remnant in HOO
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FIRE and ICE - a less fashionable quarter of the Vela SN remnant in HOO

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
APM LZOS 130/780
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI294MM Pro
Mounts
iOptron CEM70
Filters
Antlia SII 3.5nm · Antlia 3.5nm Ha · Antlia 3.5nm OIII
Accessories
PRIMALUCE LAB Eagle 3s · ZWO EFW 36mm · ZWO EAF Focuser · PrimaLuceLab ECCO ECCO · Riccardi RIRED-M63
Software
Aries Production astro pixel processor · Photoshop CC
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
PrimaLuceLab 240mm guide scope
Guiding Cameras
zwo asi224 mc

Acquisition details

Dates:
April 19, 2021
Frames:
Antlia 3.5nm Ha: 60x300" (5h) (gain: 120.00) -5C bin 2x2
Antlia 3.5nm OIII: 60x300" (5h) (gain: 120.00) -5C bin 2x2
Integration:
10h
Darks:
25
Flats:
25
Bias:
50
Avg. Moon age:
6.65 days
Avg. Moon phase:
42.26%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
7.00
Temperature:
18.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4437528

RA center: 08h52m29s.3

DEC center: -43°5718

Pixel scale: 1.621 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.151 degrees

Field radius: 1.086 degrees

Resolution: 4024x2659

Data source: Backyard

Description

A lesser imaged fragment of the Vela SN remnant towards the northern edge I believe.

I like the juxtoposition and contrast between the fire of the emission nebula here and the blue ice of the SN remnant itself. I played around with different orientation here... landed on this one...a bit like a blobby red creature riding on the blue waves of space.

A total of 10hours from a mixed bag over four nights...starting to set early and imaging another target Cat's Paw nebula for the later evening.

This is stacked and processed in APP combined as HOO. Then imported into Photoshop with some adjustment using the astronomy tools plug in.

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FIRE and ICE - a less fashionable quarter of the Vela SN remnant in HOO, 



    
        

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