Ced 111  -  wide field

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Object data of Ced111

Object type: Reflection nebula
Size: 10'
Magnitude: -
Constellation: Cha
Distance: 500 Ly
Notes: Cederblad 111 is a blue reflection nebula embedded in Chamaeleon I, a nearby region of low mass star formation, located at a distance of 500 light years. The entire Chamaeleon I cloud covers an area of 5 square degrees and, at this distance, is one of the closest regions of star formation to the Earth.

Many dark nebulae are visible in the above image.

Exposure data

Date: 2014-03-01
Location: Hacienda Los Andes / Chile (1100m)
Telescope: Canon EF 200mm f/2.8L @ f/3.5 + mechanical stopper
Camera: EOS6D (ISO1600)
Mount: Astrotrac TT320X
Exposure time: 43x2min
Exposure time total: 1h26min
Notes: Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Bernhard Hubl, Christoph Kaltseis, Wolfgang Leitner and Herbert Walter)

Image processing by Bernhard Hubl