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)|
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.
|IC466 / Diffused Nebula, type 1 E+R|
|R.A.||07h 08m 39.2s (2000.0)|
|Dec.||-04°19' 00" (2000.0)|
|Real Size||3 light yrs.|
|Distance||9780 light yrs.|
|Other IDs||SH2 -288, LBN 1013|