Gum 23

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DSLR wide-field image

Object data of Gum23

Object type: Emission nebula
Size: 40'
Magnitude: -
Constellation: Vel
Distance: 5,500 Ly
Notes: Gum 23 is a diffuse nebula visible in the constellation Vela.

Exposure data

Date: 2014-02-24 + 2014-02-27 + 2014-03-02
Location: Hacienda Los Andes / Chile (1100m)
Telescope: Astro-Physics 175mm f/8 Starfire EDF with f/8.3 CCD field flattener
Camera: FLI PL29050 with Astrodon filters
Binning: L 1x1 / RGB 1x1
Mount: Astro-Physics AP1200GTO
Exposure time: L 18x8min / R 7x8min / G 7x8min / B 7x8min
Exposure time total: 5h12min
Notes: Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Christoph Kaltseis, Bernhard Hubl, Wolfgang Leitner and Herbert Walter)

Image processing by Christoph Kaltseis