Deep Sky Object in Winter
LBN1023 (Reflection Nebula in Monoceros)

Date & Time: Dec 20 2014, from 24:28 to 25:11 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)

LBN1023 / Reflection Nebula, type 2 E+R
R.A.07h 00m 30.0s (2000.0)
Dec.-08°52' 00" (2000.0)
Apparent Size3.0'
Real SizeN/A
Magnitude -
Other IDs -
LBN1023 is a compact reflection nebula positioned at only 40 arc minutes southwest of an open cluster of M50 in southern region of the Monoceros. The nebula has a size of only 3 arc minutes, we can take pictures of it fairly clearly. It has only ID of the Lynd's catalogue, although the nebula is little known, unexpectedly has many opportunities for photographing with M50.


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