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Object Info
Objects NGC2736 - The Pencil Nebula. Part of the Vela Supernova remnant.
Type Low Brightness Nebula
Centered at: RA: 09h 00m 24.0s Dec: -4554'00"
Constellation Vela
Magnitude Most Extremely Faint (Dreyer description)
Size Very faintly extended to 19 degrees
Distance ?
Age ?
Dimensions Very faintly extended to 19 degrees
Image Field 27'45" x 18'46"
Notes Very faint object. Over six hours of exposure taken over five nights
Taken from: Tin Shed Observatory
Gold Coast, Queensland
Long - Lat = 153:23.54E - 27:56.8S
On: 30th-April, 1st-May, 3rd-May, 5th-May, 8th-May 2003



Image Info
Telescope Celestron C11 @ f6.6
Focal Length 1840 millimetres
Telescope guiding Self Guiding via AO7
Telescope control Astrometric Sky Walker II
CCD camera SBIG ST-10xe
Camera cooling Regulated Thermoelectric
Camera pixels 2184 x 1472 x 6.8um
Image scale 0.76 arcseconds per pixel
Processed with: Mira A/P, Maxim DL, AIP4Win, CCDSharp, Photoshop
Hydrogen Alpha Exposures Ha = 232 minutes taken as 5-minute unbinned subimages.
Image Calibrations All sub-images Dark Subtracted, Flat Fielded.