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

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Pacman Nebula - NGC 281

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Takahashi FSQ 106 EDX III
Imaging Cameras
QSI 683 WSG8
Mounts
Paramount MyT
Filters
Astrodon Narrowband 5nm (Ha, OIII, SII)
Software
PixInsight
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Takahashi FSQ 106 EDX III
Guiding Cameras
QSI 683 WSG8

Acquisition details

Dates:
Nov. 20, 2015
Frames:
51x1800" (25h 30')
Integration:
25h 30'
Avg. Moon age:
8.69 days
Avg. Moon phase:
63.77%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 866937

RA center: 00h52m41s.8

DEC center: +56°3838

Pixel scale: 2.100 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 176.245 degrees

Field radius: 0.924 degrees

Resolution: 2388x2085

Locations: Deep Sky West Observatory, Rowe, MN, United States

Description

- narrowband composite of the Pacman Nebula, NGC 281

- (16,15,20) x 1800 sec of Ha, OIII, and SII data collected at Deep Sky West

- using a 'natural' color scheme with emphasis on the dark structures and globules

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