Deep Sky Object in Winter
vdB93 (Diffused Nebula in Monoceros)
|Date & Time: ||Dec 22 2006, from 26:23 to 26:54 JST(+0900)
|Composed 4 shots with 10 minutes exposed|
|Optical: ||VIXEN 20cm(7.9") VISAC with conversion lens (f=1278mm, F6.4)
|Auto-guided with TAKAHASHI JP Equatorial & Pictor 201XT
|Digital Camera: ||Nikon D70 (Remodeled)
|Location: ||Ooizumi, Hokuto city, Yamanashi pref.
|Camera Settings: ||Recording Format...12bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(3008×2000)|
This image shows you a close up of a round diffused nebula in head of Seagull Nebula (IC2177) bathed in the winter Milky Way of Monoceros.
The nebula has a diameter of about 12 arc minutes, and there is a 7th magnitude star in just center of the nebula.
You can see a dark lane flowing in east from the star.
|vdB93 / Diffused Nebula, type 1 E+R|
|R.A.||07h 04m 25.0s (2000.0)|
|Dec.||-10° 27' 16" (2000.0)|
|Real Size||23 light yrs.|
|Diatance||3750 light yrs.|
|Other IDs||Sh2-292, Gum1|