Deep Sky Object in Winter
Wide field around Monkey Nebula

Date & Time: Oct 20 2012, from 27:56 to 28:09 JST(+0900)
Composed 3 shots with 6 minutes exposed
Optical: AF zoom-Nikkor ED 80-200mmF2.8 (f=80mm, Aperture: F2.8)
with Astronomik CLS-CCD filter
Auto-guided with VIXEN ATLUX Equatorial
Digital Camera: Canon EOS 550D (Remodeled)
Location: Ooizumi, Hokuto city, Yamanashi pref.

Camera Settings: Recording Format...14bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(5184×3456)
CCD Sensitivity...ISO800

This image shows you a wide field around between Gemini and Orion. A reddish nebula in center is NGC2174-5, the Monkey Nebula, and a round open cluster in upper part is M35 in Gemini. This picture contains several other deep sky objects bathed in the winter's Milky Way; you can browse individual images from anchors below.

Monkey Nebula(NGC2174-5)

Around NGC2182

Copyright(c) 2012 by Naoyuki Kurita, All rights reserved.
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