The Vela Supernova Remnant is an endless source of beautiful images. The delicate fine structure of its wisps, carefully separated into Hydrogen-rich and Oxygen-rich emitting regions, offers multiple opportunities for a detailed close-up. Please, see a wide field mosaic of this remnant here.
This region, located left of center of the upper “wall”, shows greenish-blue Oxygen III “threads” above the “tortured” red Hydrogen clouds below. For some more information about this remnant and some more detailed images, please see also here.
Name(s): Vela Supernova Remnant (fragment)
Type: Supernova Remnant
RA: 08h 24m 43s
Dec: -44º 33’ 48”
Size (arcmin): 8×6 degrees
Distance: 800 ly
Location: iTelescope.net, SSO near Coonabarabran, NSW Australia
Size (arcmin): 36×36
Telescope: 20” f/6.8 Reflector
Camera: SBIG STX16803 (4096x4096pix)
Guiding: Astrodon MonsterMOAG off-axis guider
Total exposure: 28 hours (Ha: 12.0 h; OIII: 14.5 h; RGB: 1.5 h)
Processing: CCDStack, Photoshop CC 2020