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NGC281 Pacman Nebula, 



    
        

            jreese

NGC281 Pacman Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: ED80

Imaging cameras: Atik 428EX Mono

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 80mm Short Tube

Guiding cameras: Orion StarShoot AutoGuider

Software: EQMOD  ·  PHD guiding  ·  Cartes du Ciel  ·  Nebulosity  ·  PixInsight

Filters: Baader OIII 8.5nm 1.25"  ·  Baader Ha 1.25" Filter  ·  Baader S2 8nm

Accessory: Xagyl Comm 1.25" Ultra-Thin Filter Wheel


Dates:Sept. 18, 2015Oct. 5, 2015Oct. 7, 2015

Frames:
Baader S2 8nm: 8x900" bin 1x1
Baader Ha 1.25" Filter: 36x600" bin 1x1
Baader OIII 8.5nm 1.25": 9x900" bin 1x1

Integration: 10.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 17.34 days

Avg. Moon phase: 30.56%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 814497


Resolution: 620x454

Description

NGC 281 is an H II region in the constellation of Cassiopeia and part of the Perseus Spiral Arm. It includes the open cluster IC 1590, the multiple star HD 5005, and several Bok globules. Colloquially, NGC 281 is also known as the Pacman Nebula for its resemblance to the video game character

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NGC281 Pacman Nebula, 



    
        

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