Supernova remnant in the constellation Vela

The image shows an area of about 11 x 8 degree around the Vela supernova remnant. In addition to the filamentary remnants of the stellar explosion 11000 years ago, there are numerous other emission nebulae in this area of the Milky Way.

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Date:May 2022, May 2023
Optics: Williams Optic RedCat 51
Aperture: 51 mm
Focal Length: 250 mm
Camera: ASI 071 MC
Exposure: 8 frame mosaic
RGB: 59 x 600 s
Ha: 68 x 600 s
Location: Chamaeleon Observatory, Onjala Lodge, Namibia
Processing: PixInsight, Photoshop
Diameter:125 light years
Distance:900 light years
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