Deep Sky Object in Winter
Sh2-282 (Diffused Nebula in Monoceros)

Date & Time: Dec 8 2012, from 24:15 to 24:39 JST(+0900)
Composed 4 shots with 8min. exposed
Optical: TAKAHASHI 16cm(6.3") epsilon (f=530mm, F3.3)
with IDAS LPS-P1 Light-pollution suppression filter
Auto-guided with TAKAHASHI JP Equatorial & SBIG STV
Digital Camera: Canon EOD 550D (Remodeled)
Location: Ooizumi, Hokuto city, Yamanashi pref.

Camera Settings: Recording Format...14bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(5184×3456)

Sh2-282 / Diffused Nebula, type 3 E
R.A.06h 38m 00s (2000.0)
Dec.+01° 30' 00" (2000.0)
Apparent Size30×10'
Real Size50 light yrs.
Magnitude -
Distance4890 light yrs.
Other IDsLBN978
Sh2-282 is a reddish and dimmed diffused nebula floating around center of Monoceros. The nebula has a size of 30×10 arc minutes in N-S and E-W directions respectively. You can record the nebula on long exposed films fairly easily. This nebula is contained in dimmed winter's Milky Way, there is much other nebulosity in the neighborhood.



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