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Supernova remnant in Vela


These tendrils of exited hydrogen and oxygen are the remnants of a supernova which occurred approx. 10000-11000 years ago.
They cover a huge area in the constellation of Vela. Above picture shows the northern part of the remnant.

Telescope: ASA 10N-OK3 f3,6
Mount: Astrotec OTE150
Guider: Starlight XPress Loadstar
Camera: FLI PL16803
Filter-wheel: FLI CW 5-7
Filter: FLI RGB, Ha - 8nm, OIII - 8nm
Exposure: Ha:7x600sec, OIII:7x600sec, RGB: 5x300sec each
Programs: Maxim DL 5.0, CCDStack 1.6, PixInsight SE 1.5 full exif

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