Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cassiopeia (Cas)  ·  Contains:  NGC 281
PacMan Nebula, 



    
        

            Gary Gause
PacMan Nebula
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PacMan Nebula

PacMan Nebula, 



    
        

            Gary Gause
PacMan Nebula
Powered byPixInsight

PacMan Nebula

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Astro-Tech AT12RCT
Imaging Cameras
SBIG ST-8300C
Mounts
Losmandy G11
Software
Pixinsight
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Astro-Tech AT12RCT
Guiding Cameras
SBIG STI-M

Acquisition details

Dates:
Oct. 28, 2017
Frames:
6x1200" (2h)
Integration:
2h
Avg. Moon age:
7.91 days
Avg. Moon phase:
55.58%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1793711

RA center: 00h52m37s.7

DEC center: +56°3115

Pixel scale: 0.454 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 9.960 degrees

Field radius: 0.251 degrees

Resolution: 1824x1391

Locations: StarMaker Observatory, Camano Island, WA, United States

Description

Retake of the pacman nebula, compare this to my earlier version using an 8" telescope versus the 12" for this image. Definitely better quality image but the earlier one had better color. But that is just my processing.

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PacMan Nebula, 



    
        

            Gary Gause