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About this Image / Über dieses Bild

Image Type, Orientation: L-only, inverted Display North is at 12:00
Exposure time: L: 11x300 sec. 1x1 bin
Exposure date: April 30th, 2006
Location: Capella Observatory at Amani Lodge, Kupferberg near Windhoek, Namibia
Filter: SBIG 2" L filter of LRGB filter set for STL
Instrument: Sigma 4/300mm APO tele lens at f4.5 mounted at the counter weights of Ganymed
Photographer: Stefan Binnewies, Josef Pöpsel

The image shows a 4.6° x 6.9° area around the giant Vela SNR. A color image with f=1800mm of the southern part can be found here. This image was the first light image of the new SBIG STL-11000M CCD camera.


Das Bild zeigt eine 4,6° x 6,9° große Fläche um den  riesigen Vela SNR. Eine Farb-Aufnahme des südlichen Teils bei f=1800mm ist hier zu finden. Diese Aufnahme war das "First Light" der neuen SBIG STL-11000M CCD-Kamera.

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