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HIP 43717 - The DNA nebula

HIP 43717 - The DNA nebula

HIP 43717 (HD 76380) is an orange giant star in the constellation Vela (Seen in the middle of the frame)
It lies in the surrounding of the Vella SNR at an apparent visual magnitude of 6.97.

Imaged with the 16" f3.75 Dream Astrograph.
Apogee Alta U-16M camera.
HA-O3-RGB image
Ha - 80 min (BIN 1)
O3 - 6 min (BIN 2)
RGB 10 minutes each

(Total of 2 HRS and 6 minutes)

Imaged from Tivoli farm in Namibia June 2012.

Apogee USB/Net
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Sakib 27-Oct-2012 22:12
My favourite of your Namibian images, its so nice to see a closeup of the Vela SNR that doesn't focus on the central part. The small emission nebula on top left is RCW 34.
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