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NGC 281, The Pacman Nebula, 


            Randy Flynn

NGC 281, The Pacman Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 1900x1895

Dates:Nov. 17, 2017Nov. 27, 2017Nov. 29, 2017Nov. 30, 2017

ZWO Optical ZWO Blue: 40x60" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
ZWO Green: 40x60" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
ZWO Ha: 60x120" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
ZWO Lum: 23x60" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
ZWO Red: 40x60" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 4.4 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~25

Bias: ~250

Avg. Moon age: 14.53 days

Avg. Moon phase: 55.75% job: 1847914

Locations: Squirrel Valley Observatory, Columbus, North Carolina, United States


Several things went wrong during the imaging sessions, so this is cropped a little more than usual. I had a fair amount of imaging time into it, so I felt I should process as best I could and hope for better luck next time.



Randy Flynn
License: None (All rights reserved)


NGC 281, The Pacman Nebula, 


            Randy Flynn