Deep Sky Object in Autumn
NGC1333 (Reflection Nebula in Perseus)

Date & Time: Dec 7 2013, from 24:50 to 25:45 JST(+0900)
Composed 9 shots with 6 minutes exposed
Optical: Meade 25cm(10") Schmidt-Cassegrain with 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)
CCD Sensitivity...ISO3200

NGC1333 / Reflection Nebula, type R
R.A.03h 29m 15.0s (2000.0)
Dec.+31°23' 52" (2000.0)
Apparent Size4.8×2.8'
Magnitude -
Other IDs -
In southern edge of Perseus, NGC1333 is a compact reflection nebula at 4 degrees WSW of omicron Persei. The nebula has a span of a bit smaller than 5 arc minutes, glittering by reflecting an 8th magnitude central star. A huge but extraordinary dimmed gaseous matters are distributed around this field, NGC1333 is a limited small region within it.


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