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Contains:  NGC 281
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NGC-281 in Ha, 


            Joel Shepherd
NGC-281 in Ha
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NGC-281 in Ha

Technical card

Dates:Nov. 28, 2015

Frames: 13x300"

Integration: 1.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 17.52 days

Avg. Moon phase: 91.63%

Basic astrometry details job: 889215

RA center: 0h 52' 35"

DEC center: +56° 40' 26"

Pixel scale: 2.106 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -59.329 degrees

Field radius: 0.596 degrees

Resolution: 1600x1263

Locations: Home, Seattle, WA, United States


In Cassiopeia, about 9500 light-years distant. Another target shot under less than ideal conditions, cut short when it faded behind a rooftop. Oh the joys of urban astrophotography!



Joel Shepherd
License: Attribution Creative Commons

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NGC-281 in Ha, 


            Joel Shepherd