DSS image of Gum17
Overlaid DSS image of Gum17, 120' x 120' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around Gum17

Type  Dark Nebula
Size  100'
Right Ascension  8h 50' 21.1"  (2000)
Declination  42° 5' 23" S
Constellation  Vela
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Jan 31, 2011    Hale Pohaku, HI (map)
46cm f/4.5 Newtonian, Deep Violet @ 60x
Seeing: 6 Transparency: 6.5 Moon: 0%

A large area >1° of faint nebula, the region is moderately brighter than the surrounding background, no structure noted except for the obvious SL4 dark nebula
Other Data Sources for Gum17
Nearby objects for Gum17

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