Deep Sky Object in Spring
NGC2316 (Reflection Nebula in Monoceros)

Date & Time: Nov 17 2012, from 27:29 to 28:09 JST(+0900)
6 shots composed with 8 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)
CCD Sensitivity...ISO1600

NGC2316 / Reflection Nebula, type 3 E+R
R.A.06h 59m 41.2s (2000.0)
Dec.-07°46' 28" (2000.0)
Apparent Size1.5'
Real SizeN/A
Magnitude -
Other IDsLBN 1021
NGC2316 is a small reflection nebula positioned at 1 degree northwest of an open cluster of M50 in Monoceros. The nebula has an apparent size of only 1.5 arc minutes, a 6th magnitude star in center is glittering surrounding dark gaseous matters.

Southern region of Rosette Nebula


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