Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cassiopeia (Cas)  ·  Contains:  NGC 281
NGC 281 - PacMan Nebula, 



    
        

            Riccardo A. Ballerini
NGC 281 - PacMan Nebula
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NGC 281 - PacMan Nebula

NGC 281 - PacMan Nebula, 



    
        

            Riccardo A. Ballerini
NGC 281 - PacMan Nebula
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NGC 281 - PacMan Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TeleVue Genesis

Imaging cameras: SBIG ST8300M

Mounts: Vixen Sphinx SXD

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Celestron 8x50 Finder

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar Lodestar

Software: PHD guiding  ·  PixInsight  ·  Equinox Image

Filters: Baader Planetarium RGB (36mm)  ·  Baader Planetarium L 36mm

Accessory: SBIG Filter Wheel FW8-8300


Dates:Aug. 19, 2012Oct. 29, 2016

Frames:
Baader Planetarium L 36mm: 13x300" (1h 5') bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium RGB (36mm): 14x180" (42') -20C bin 2x2

Integration: 1h 47'

Avg. Moon age: 15.17 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.73%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1784116

RA center: 0h 53' 29"

DEC center: +56° 38' 9"

Pixel scale: 2.219 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.152 degrees

Field radius: 1.295 degrees


Resolution: 3352x2532

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NGC 281 - PacMan Nebula, 



    
        

            Riccardo A. Ballerini