Deep Sky Object in Summer
IC4592 (Reflection Nebula in Scorpius)
|Date & Time: ||Jul 9 2016, from 24:02 to 24:14 JST(+0900)
|Composed 4shots with 4 minutes exposed|
|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...ISO1600|
A dimmed reflection nebula is IC4592 distributing just east of beta Scorpii, glittering at right edge of the picture.
The nebula has a span of about 3 degrees, reflecting the light of 4th magnitude nu Scorpii at the center.
You can detect the dark area in north of the nebula, has dark nebula numbers of B40 and B41.
|IC4592 / Reflection Nebula, type 3 R|
|R.A.||16h 13m 08.0s (2000.0)|
|Dec.||-19° 24' 00" (2000.0)|