GN 07.02.9 Reflection Nebula in Canis Major

GN 07.02.9 Reflection Nebula in Canis Major

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GN 07.02.9 is a blue reflection nebula surrounding HD53623 a 7.9 magnitude star in Canis Major. F3R 6114 is the Simbad identifier for the red HII ionized region behind it. An undesignated dark nebula occupies space to the right of this energetic star forming region south of the Gum 1 Nebula.



Coordinates       :

07h 06' -12d 22'

Date Imaged       :

January 31, 2011

Lens       :

N16 f/4.5

Camera       :

SBIG ST10xme

Exposure       :

6 hours

Filter       :

LHaGB 60:174:63:66 minutes

Mount       :

Losmandy Titan

Location       :

Stardust Observatory, Baguio