Image of the day 09/14/2017

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    The Pacman Nebula, NGC 281, Hubble Palette, 



    
        

            Eric Coles (coles44)

    The Pacman Nebula, NGC 281, Hubble Palette

    Image of the day 09/14/2017

    Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
      The Pacman Nebula, NGC 281, Hubble Palette, 



    
        

            Eric Coles (coles44)

      The Pacman Nebula, NGC 281, Hubble Palette

      Imaging telescopes or lenses: RCOS 16" RC f/9

      Mounts: Paramount-ME II ME

      Guiding telescopes or lenses: RCOS 16" RC f/9

      Guiding cameras: SBIG STXL-11002/FW8G-STXL

      Software: Pixinsight 1.8  ·  Photoshop CS5  ·  Maxim DL Pro 5

      Filters: Astrodon 3nm SII  ·  Astrodon 3nm OIII  ·  Astrodon H-alpha 3 nm


      Dates:Sept. 8, 2017Sept. 9, 2017Sept. 10, 2017

      Frames:
      Astrodon 3nm OIII: 22x600" bin 2x2
      Astrodon 3nm SII: 22x600" bin 2x2
      Astrodon H-alpha 3 nm: 58x900" bin 1x1

      Integration: 21.8 hours

      Avg. Moon age: 18.10 days

      Avg. Moon phase: 87.32%


      Basic astrometry details

      Astrometry.net job: 1725322


      Resolution: 2811x2046

      Locations: Sierra Remote Observatories, Shaver Lake, California, United States

      Data source: Own remote observatory

      Remote source: Sierra Remote Observatories

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      The Pacman Nebula, NGC 281, Hubble Palette, 



    
        

            Eric Coles (coles44)

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