Deep Sky Object in Winter
NGC2022 (Planetary Nebula in Orion)

Date & Time: Jan 24 2015, from 22:48 to 23:32 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)

NGC2022(PK196-10.1) / Planetary Nebula, type IV+II
R.A.05h 42m 5.9s (2000.0)
Dec.+09° 05' 00" (2000.0)
Apparent Size0.3'
Real SizeN/A
NGC2022 is a compact planetary nebula bathed in a vast reddish diffused nebula of "The Angel Fish" in northern Orion. The planetary nebula has an apparent diameter of 0.3 arc minutes and a brightness of 12th magnitude. This image shows you the nebula as a clear bluish round shape, but your naked eyes aided by larger scopes can detect only dimmed white lump of light.


Horse Head Nebula & NGC2024

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