Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Vela (Vel)
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Vela Super Nova Remnant Wide Field Mosaic in NB, 



    
        

            Ian Parr
Vela Super Nova Remnant Wide Field Mosaic in NB
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Vela Super Nova Remnant Wide Field Mosaic in NB

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)
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Vela Super Nova Remnant Wide Field Mosaic in NB, 



    
        

            Ian Parr
Vela Super Nova Remnant Wide Field Mosaic in NB
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Vela Super Nova Remnant Wide Field Mosaic in NB

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

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TeleVue NP127is

Imaging cameras: QSI 690 wsg-8

Mounts: Paramount MyT

Guiding telescopes or lenses: TeleVue NP127is

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2

Software: Adobe Photoshop CC  ·  Main Sequence Software Seqence Generator Pro  ·  PixInsight  ·  TheSkyX-Pro  ·  PHD 2

Filters: Astronomik SII  ·  Astronomik OIII 1.25" 12nm  ·  Astronomik HA

Accessory: Optec Pyxis Camera Field Rotator 2"


Dates:July 3, 2020

Frames: 676x300"

Integration: 56.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 12.98 days

Avg. Moon phase: 96.43%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4043399

RA center: 8h 32' 31"

DEC center: -43° 53' 9"

Pixel scale: 2.871 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 83.793 degrees

Field radius: 1.623 degrees


Resolution: 3340x2330

Data source: Backyard

Description

A woefully ambitious learning curve went into a challenging 56 hours of imaging in SII, HA and OIII across 20 panels between April and July this year. What I learnt should greatly improve my result next winter i.e. grabbing shorter imaging runs across the entire field to even out varying conditions over multiple nights. rather than completing a single panel a night (or so).
This is a crop of the full field as it got a bit ratty towards the end as the object dropped into my neighbour's tree (which was a Turpentine Tree and a notorious massive fire hazard in the Blue Mountains and is now wood chips ... thankfully on multiple counts).
Some of the OIII in this region is stunning so I might post just that later too.

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Vela Super Nova Remnant Wide Field Mosaic in NB, 



    
        

            Ian Parr