Deep Sky Object in Winter
Southern region of Rosette Nebula

Date & Time: Dec 22 2012, from 27:51 to 29:01 JST(+0900)
Mosaic of 3 flames of 3 shots composed with 8 minutes exposed
Optical: TAMRON SP f=300mmF2.8, Aperture: F2.8
with Astronomik CLS-CCD filter
Auto-guided with TAKAHASHI JP equatorial & SBIG STV
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...ISO800

You can see a wide field around the Rosette nebula and southern small nebulosities in this image. The Rosette nebula is lying in upper part of the image and just south of it you can detect a medium sized Sh2-280, and a small nebula of Sh2-282 is positioned in southeast of Sh2-280, moreover another nebula of Sh2-284 can be seen in southeast of it. And a very dimmed reddish lane of nebula has been spread out in east of Rosette, this gaseous matter is reached a vast nebula of NGC2264 in north of the Rosette nebula.
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Wide field around Rosette Nebula


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