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

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Vela Supernova Remnant

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)

Technical card

Dates:Feb. 14, 2021

Frames: 6x300" (30')

Integration: 30'

Avg. Moon age: 2.63 days

Avg. Moon phase: 7.61%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4663224

RA center: 8h 32' 44"

DEC center: -44° 14' 9"

Pixel scale: 4.751 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 270.330 degrees

Field radius: 3.822 degrees


Resolution: 4096x4096

Locations: Chile, Coquimbo, Chile

Data source: Professional, scientific grade data

Description

The Vela supernova remnant is a supernova remnant in the southern constellation Vela. Its source Type II supernova exploded approximately 11,000–12,300 years ago (and was about 800 light-years away).

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