The Pencil Nebula is a
part of the Vela
supernova remnant,
exploding perhaps
11,000 years ago.
16" RCOS @ f/11.3
Apogee U9
P
aramount ME

Data acquired at CTIO

LRGB: unbinned

Lum
8 hrs
Red 4
hrs
Green 4 hr
s
Blue 6
hrs

Processed with Maxim,
Adobe PS, and
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                   NGC 2736
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