A wide-field view of the Gum 15 star formation region

This wide-field view captures the spectacular celestial landscape around the central object Gum 15. Among many other objects the star cluster NGC 2671 is visible a little to the lower left of centre and at the lower right of the image some of the filaments forming part of the Vela Supernova Remnant can be seen. This view was created from images forming part of the Digitized Sky Survey 2.

Credit:

ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin

About the Image

Id:eso1420c
Type:Observation
Release date:2 July 2014, 12:00
Related releases:eso1420
Size:14439 x 11843 px

About the Object

Name:Gum 15
Type:• Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Star Formation
• X - Nebulae
Constellation:Vela

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Coordinates

Position (RA):8 44 43.68
Position (Dec):-41° 18' 45.02"
Field of view:242.73 x 199.09 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 1.1° left of vertical

 

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