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 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.
|NGC2022(PK196-10.1) / Planetary Nebula, type IV+II|
|R.A.||05h 42m 5.9s (2000.0)|
|Dec.||+09° 05' 00" (2000.0)|