Gum 17

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 8.75 hours

Darks, flats and biases applied

Processed in CCD stack and Photoshop CS6

Object -This emission nebula is located in the constellation of Vela at a distance of 1250 light years. There appears to be a Hersbig Haro object in the middle right within the dark nebula. Part of the Vela SNR can be seen in the upper left of the image.