Open Cluster IC 2395      Vela / Schiffssegel

Blue stars in a colorful environment

IC 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.



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IAS - Internationale Amateuersternwarte e.V. - Hakos Observatory, Namibia


Mount
10Micron GM3000 HPS Award/published Astrobin
Telescope IAS 10" Newton f/4.5
Camera QHY268M
 
Filter Chroma LRGB
Exposure L 41 / R 82 / G 79 / B 79 x 60s
Links Astronomy Astrophysics
Total
4h 41min

WEBDA
Software
PixInsight

Date
Feb 2022

Location
IAS Hakos Remote Observatory, Namibia

Note
Image acquisition by IAS Remote Team 'Lukas'
Image processing by Herbert Walter