Gum 19  -  wide field

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Object identification (6.5MB)

Image with 10" Newtonian (f=1000mm)

Object data of Gum19

Object type: Emission nebula (HII)
Size: 2'
Magnitude: -
Constellation: Vel
Distance: 22,000 Ly
Notes: Gum 19 (=RCW 34) is an emission nebula, located in the direction of the constellation Vela at a distance of approximately 22,000 light years. The furnace that fuels Gum 19ís luminosity is a gigantic, superhot star called V391 Velorum.

Exposure data

Date: 2022-05-25 until 2022-05-30 (5 nights)
Location: DeepSkySafaris / Namibia (1,300m)
Telescope: Vixen FL55SS with flattener (f=312mm)
Camera: EOS6D (ISO 800)
Mount: Astro-Physics AP1200
Exposure time: 56x6min
Exposure time total: 5h 36min