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)|
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.
|NGC1788 / Reflection Nebula, type 1 R|
|R.A.||05h 06m 55.0s (2000.0)|
|Dec.||-03° 20' 15" (2000.0)|
|Other IDs||LBN 916|