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NGC 281 - Pacman Nebula Closeup, 





    
        

            Anis Abdul

NGC 281 - Pacman Nebula Closeup

Technical card

Resolution: 1300x885

Dates:Oct. 13, 2017

Frames: 82x300"

Integration: 6.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 23.17 days

Avg. Moon phase: 39.18%

Astrometry.net job: 1774631

Locations: Backyard, Austin, Texas, United States

Description

Close up of the dark clouds in Pacman. Instead of the usual widefield of this target showing the "Pacman" shape, This is a close up of the nebula showing the dust globules and young star cluster. The brightest star in the cluster is a mulitple star system whose radiations are sculpting the rest of the dust columns.

This is a straight SHO mapping (1:1:1) . ASI1600 was shot with unity gain.

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Anis Abdul
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NGC 281 - Pacman Nebula Closeup, 





    
        

            Anis Abdul