The Gum15 star formation region

12.5″ f/9 Quasar Ritchey Chretien, SBIG STL11000, Losmandy Titan
Frames: Blue: 21×600″, Green: 9×60″, Lum: 74×600″, Red: 10×60″, total: 16.1 horas

This richly detailed shows the star formation region Gum 15. This little-known object is located in the constellation of Vela (The Sails), some 3000 light-years from Earth. The glowing cloud is a stunning example of an HII region.

Autore: Ruben Barbosa (sito)