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Contains:  NGC 281, The star ηCas
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NGC 281 - Pacman Nebula, 


NGC 281 - Pacman Nebula

NGC 281 - Pacman Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 1400x1044

Dates:Oct. 22, 2014

Baader Blue 2": 6x120" -20C bin 1x1
Baader Green 2": 5x120" -20C bin 1x1
Baader L 2'': 5x300" -20C bin 1x1
Baader Red 2": 10x120" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 1.1 hours

Flats: ~10

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 28.18 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.05% job: 393931

RA center: 13.062 degrees

DEC center: 56.672 degrees

Pixel scale: 8.057 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -62.754 degrees

Field radius: 1.954 degrees

Locations: Puolivälinkangas - Oulu, Oulu, Finland


This was probably the last session without motorised focusers, going to switch to those next on both scopes. As an added bonus, I lost control of filter wheel via camera, had to connect it directly via serial port and change filters manually. It's a small wonder I got any result out of the session.



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NGC 281 - Pacman Nebula,