Deep Sky Object in Winter
NGC1788 (Reflection Nebula in Orion)

Date & Time: Jan 5 2008, from 22:25 to 22:56 JST(+0900)
Composed 4 shots with 10 minutes exposed
Optical: Meade 25cm(10") Schmidt-Cassegrain with conversion lens (f=1600mm, F6.3)
Auto-guided with Meade LX200 Equatorial & Pictor 201XT
Digital Camera: Nikon D80 (Remodeled)
Location: Ooizumi, Hokuto city, Yamanashi pref.

Camera Settings: Recording format...12bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(3872×2592)
CCD Sensitivity...ISO1600

NGC1788 / Reflection Nebula, type 1 R
R.A.05h 06m 55.0s (2000.0)
Dec.-03° 20' 15" (2000.0)
Apparent Size5.5×3.0'
Real SizeN/A
Magnitude -
Other IDsLBN 916
In western region of Orion, a reflection nebula of NGC1788 with a size of 5 arc minutes has been positioned. We can find out the nebula about 2 degrees north of beta Eri. NGC1788 is glittering starlight in front of dark nebula distributing around this field. You can see fairly complicated structures in center of the nebula.

Hind's Variable Nebula(NGC1554)


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