Gum 48d

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Object identification (9.2MB)

Object data of Gum48d

Object type: Emission nebula (HII)
Size: 20'
Magnitude: -
Constellation: Cen
Distance: 11,000 Ly
Notes: Gum 48d (=RCW 80) is an emission nebula, located in the direction of the constellation Centaurus at a distance of approximately 11,000 light years. This nebula is an old and highly evolved HII region.

Gum 48b and Gum 48c are two further emission nebulae visible in the above image.

Exposure data

Date: 2022-05-27 + 2022-05-28
Location: DeepSkySafaris / Namibia (1,300m)
Telescope: Baader APO 95/560 CaF2 Travel Companion (f=590mm)
Camera: Nikon Z6 (ISO 800)
Mount: Takahashi EM200
Exposure time: 50x6min
Exposure time total: 5h 00min