Gum 48d in Centaurus - wide field
Exposure time total:
Vixen FL55SS with original flattner (f=312 mm)
Skywatcher AZ-EQ6 GT (piggyback)
64x4 min, ISO 800
Object data Gum 48d
11 000 Ly
Gum 48d (=RCW 80) is an emission nebula, located in the direction of the
constellation Centaurus at a distance of approximately 11,000 light years.
This nebula is an old and highly evolved HII region.