Deep Sky Object in Spring
Molecular Cloud around Polaris

Date & Time: Aug 12 2016, from 26:14 to 27:25 JST(+0900)
Composed 20shots with 3min. exposed
Optical: AF zoom-Nikkor ED 80-200mm F2.8 (f=80mm, Aperture: F2.8)
Auto-guided with Kenko-SKYMEMO Equatorial
Digital Camera: Canon EOS 6D (Remodeled)
Location: Oogawara pass, Saku city, Nagano pref.

Camera Settings: Recording Format...14bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(5472×3648)
Device Size...35×24mm, Sensitivity...ISO1600

This image has captured a field around the Polaris with span of 24×16 degrees. Although this field is far from the Milky Way, we can detect wide spread dimmed gaseous matter by emphasizing the image. This nebula is a figure of inter-stellar molecular clouds floating in our Milky Way Galaxy.

Stars & objects around Polaris


Molecular Cloud around M81,M82

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