Deep Sky Object in Winter
Nebulosities around the Hyades

Date & Time: Jan 10 2016, from 21:01 to 25:36 JST(+0900)
Mosaic of 8 flames of 4min.×8shots
Optical: BORG 67FL, with a conversion lens (f=324mm, F4.8)
with BaaderPlanetarium Moon&Skyglow filter
Auto-guided with TAKAHASHI JP Equatorial
Digital Camera: Canon EOS 6D (Remodeled)
Location: Ooizumi, Hokuto city, Yamanashi pref.

Camera Settings: Recording format...14bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(5472×3648)
Device Size...35×24mm, Sensitivity...ISO6400

This image has captured a span of about 10×14 degrees around the Hyades in Taurus. This field contains the complicated dimmed nebulae of the "Taurus molecular clouds", and you can see dark lanes in northern part of this image. These nebulosities are lying farther than the Hyades, the star cluster has no relations with the molecular clouds.
You can browse individual pages of objects included in this image from links below.

Objects around the Hyades

Around Taurus Molecular Cloud


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