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The Star forming region GUM 15 | by Nicolas ROLLAND
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The Star forming region GUM 15

Gum 15 is a nebula from the Gum catalog, located in the constellation of Vela, about 3,000 light-years from Earth. It is shaped by aggressive winds flowing from the stars within and around it. The bright star in the center of the nebula is HD 74804, a double star


RA: 08h 43m 52.5s

DEC: -41° 14' 39"

Location: Vela

Distance: 3 kly


Acquisition December 2019

Total acquisition time: 18.6 hours.

Based on data from CHI-1


Technical Details

Data acquisition: Telescope Live

Processing: Nicolas ROLLAND

Location: El Sauce Observatory, Rio Hurtado, Chile

R 36 x 600 sec

G 40 x 600 sec

B 40 x 600 sec

Optics: Planewave 24“ CDK @ F5.6

CCD: FLI PL 9000

Pre Processing: CCDstack & Pixinsight

Post Processing: Photoshop CC

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Uploaded on December 4, 2020