Gum 15

Image taken at Clayton Bay, South Australia

Equipment - GSO RC12 STXL11002

Guiding - Integrated guide camera and AOX

Focuser/Rotator - Moonlite Nitecrawler 30

Software - MaximDL, Focusmax, Pinpoint, CCDautopilot 5

LHaRGB 25.3hours

Darks, flats and biases applied

Processed in CCD stack and Photoshop CS6

Object -Located in the constellation of Vela at a distance of 3000 light years.

It is a star forming nebula with a the very bright star at the centre; it is a double star. That star's winds are forming the shapes seen within the nebula.