IC2391 + NGC2669, Omicron Velorum Cluster and part of Vela supernova remnant
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clusters are near the center of the image. IC 2391 is quite scattered,
with Omicron Velorum as the brighter star of this field (mag. 3.6, apparent mag. of the cluster 2.6). The
other is NGC 2669 and is a smaller cluster on the left of the
latter. Behind and in the neighborhood of both lies some faint and peripheral nebulae of the Vela supernova remnant.
||Pentax 75 apo
||40 min (single
exp of 10 min)
||Canon EOS 5D
with baader filter
||Tivoli Farm (Namibia) at 1350 m height
|3 September 2011
100 mm focal length
|Sky brightness at zenith (with SQM-L)
||Very dark sky but really short exposure, because this was just a "filler" to finish the last night of a 10 days trip to Namibia.
This image is a collaborative effort of the Namibia 2011 expedition.
Processing: Lorenzo Comolli. Images by: Lorenzo Comolli, Luigi Fontana,
Giosuè Ghioldi, Emmanuele Sordini.