Gum15, A faint HII region in the southern constellation Vela

Gum15 imaged in LRGB from a remote observatory in central Victoria, Australia.

Equipment
Imaging telescope: BeamTech CDK250
Imaging camera: QSI 583wsg
Mount: Astro-Physics 1100GTO
Guiding camera: Starlight Express Lodestar X2 Autoguider
Filters: Astrodon E-Series Gen 2 Luminance, Astrodon Tru-Balance RGB E-Series Gen 2

Software
Acquisition and Automation: Starkeeper.it VOYAGER,
Guiding: PHD2,
Raw image calibration and stacking: CCDStack 2+,
Colour calibration: bf-astro eXcalibrator,
Image tweeking: Photoshop CC2020, Noel Carboni Astronomy tools for Photoshop.

Acquisition Dates
Feb 28 - March 28, 2020

Frames
Astrodon E-Series Gen 2 Luminance: 114 x 240" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance RGB E-Series Gen 2: 136x240" -20C bin 1x1
Total integration: 16.7 hours

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WOW, Wonderful … you and other users switch on again my passion for AP .
Great image, thanks for sharing.

All the best
Leonardo

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