IC 2391  -  Omicron Velorum Cluster

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Object data of IC2391

Object type: Open star cluster (II3m)
Size: 60'
Magnitude: 2.5mag
Constellation: Vel
Distance: 500 Ly
Notes: IC 2391 (also known as the Omicron Velorum Cluster) is an open star cluster in the constellation Vela. To the east of IC 2391 one can find another open star cluster: NGC 2669.

Exposure data

Date: 2014-02-26 + 2014-03-02 + 03
Location: Hacienda Los Andes / Chile (1100m)
Telescope: Astro-Physics 130mm f/6.3 Starfire EDF
Camera: SBIG STL11000M
Binning: L 1x1 / RGB 1x1
Mount: Alt AD-5
Exposure time: L 33x3min / R 14x3min / G 14x3min / B 14x3min
Exposure time total: 3h45min
Notes: Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Wolfgang Leitner, Herbert Walter, Christoph Kaltseis, Bernhard Hubl)

Image processing by Bernhard Hubl