Gum 17 (RCW33), Vela
- a reasonably bright nebula seen in the sky on the edge of the Gum Nebula (Gum12). Distance is uncertain - 1200ly or 3100ly - based on assumed associations with the cluster Tr10 (the small knot of stars lower left) or the star HD75759.
|Camera:||SBIG STL11000M, Astrodon filters||Scope:||Takahashi TOA-130, f=730mm, f5.6 (fov ~2.8°x2°)|
|Mount:||Takahashi EM-200 Temma2||Guiding:||External (E-finder)|
|Filters/Exposures:||L:R:G:B = 120:60:60:50min ≡ 4h50m||Location:||LMDSS Heathcote, Victoria, Australia|
|Date:||February 2011||Processing:||CCDStack2, MIRA AL8 and Photoshop CS5|