Deep Sky Object in Winter
IC466 (Diffused Nebula in Monoceros)


Date & Time: Dec 20 2014, from 26:28 to 27:11 JST(+0900)
Composed 8 shots with 6 minutes exposed
Optical: Meade 25cm(10") Schmidt-Cassegrain with a conversion lens (f=1600mm, F6.3)
with BaaderPlanetarium Moon&Skyglow filter
Auto-guided with Meade LX200 Equatorial & Pictor 201XT
Digital Camera: Canon EOS 600D (Remodeled)
Location: Ooizumi, Hokuto city, Yamanashi pref.

Camera Settings: Recording format...14bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(5184×3456)
Sensitivity...ISO3200




IC466 / Diffused Nebula, type 1 E+R
R.A.07h 08m 39.2s (2000.0)
Dec.-04°19' 00" (2000.0)
Apparent Size1.0'
Real Size3 light yrs.
Magnitude -
Distance9780 light yrs.
Other IDsSH2 -288, LBN 1013
This image has captured a small emission nebula at 4 degrees south of delta Mon in central region of the constellation. Although the nebula has only an arc minutes in diameter, its fairly higher surface brightness enables us to take pictures comparatively clearly through telescopes with long focal lengths.




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