Gum 15  -  Wide field

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Image with AP175

Object data of Gum15

Object type: Emission nebula
Size: 27'
Magnitude: -
Constellation: Vel
Distance: 3,000 Ly
Notes: Gum 15 is a HII region in the constellation Vela. The above image is centered on Gum 15. Other emission nebulae visible in the above image: Gum 14, Gum 17, Gum 20 and Vela Supernova Remnant.

North is to the right.

Exposure data

Date: 2014-03-01
Location: Hacienda Los Andes / Chile (1100m)
Telescope: Nikon AF-S Nikkor 200mm f/2G @ f/2.8
Camera: Nikon Df (ISO400)
Mount: Astrophysics AP1200GTO
Exposure time: 20x3min
Exposure time total: 1h 00min

Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Christoph Kaltseis, Bernhard Hubl, Wolfgang Leitner and Herbert Walter)

Image processing by Christoph Kaltseis