Blue stars in a colorful environmentIC 2395 is an open cluster of Trumpler type II3p in the constellation Vela. The brighter stars are all B-type main sequence stars. The nebular filaments are part of the Vela Supernova Remnant, whose origin was a supernova about 12,000 years ago. The animation is an attempt to compare the photo with the virtual impression.
IAS - Internationale Amateuersternwarte e.V. - Hakos Observatory, Namibia
||10Micron GM3000 HPS||Award/published||Astrobin|
|Telescope||IAS 10" Newton f/4.5|
|Exposure|| L 41 / R 82 / G 79 / B 79 x 60s
||IAS Hakos Remote Observatory, Namibia|
||Image acquisition by IAS Remote Team 'Lukas'
Image processing by Herbert Walter