Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Vela (Vel)
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Vela SNR Mosaic in OIII, 


            Ian Parr
Vela SNR Mosaic in OIII
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Vela SNR Mosaic in OIII

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TeleVue NP127is

Imaging cameras: QSI 690 wsg-8

Mounts: Paramount MyT

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2

Software: Autopano Giga  ·  PixInsight 1.8.5  ·  Seqence Generator Pro  ·  PHD 2  ·  Photoshop CS5

Filters: Astronomik OIII 1.25" 12nm

Dates:April 14, 2020

Frames: 23x300"

Integration: 1.9 hours

Avg. Moon age: 21.70 days

Avg. Moon phase: 54.76%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3519385

RA center: 8h 29' 42"

DEC center: -44° 21' 25"

Pixel scale: 1.147 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 84.549 degrees

Field radius: 1.106 degrees

Resolution: 4695x5115

Locations: Backyard Hawkesbury Heights, Hawkesbury Height, NS, Australia

Data source: Backyard


When I saw this field I was blown away and embarked on a long 20 panel journey in Narrow Band which currently stands at 481 5 minute subs in OIII, HA and SII. Fickle weather and a neighbour's looming tree may well curtail that full result until next season as the quality has been variable.


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Vela SNR Mosaic in OIII, 


            Ian Parr