Gum 15

Image taken at Clayton Bay, South Australia

Equipment - FSQ106ED and QSI683-8

Guiding - QSI OAG and SBIG ST-i.

Software - MaximDL, Focusmax, Pinpoint, CCDautopilot 5

LRGB 14.3 hours

Darks, flats and biases applied

Processed in CCD stack and Photoshop CS6

Object -This emission and reflection nebula is located in the constellation of Vela at a distance of 3000 light years. The bright double star at the centre of the nebula is shaping the dust lanes and nebula.