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The Pac-Man Nebula in Cassiopeia, 





    
        

            Francesco Meschia
The Pac-Man Nebula in Cassiopeia

The Pac-Man Nebula in Cassiopeia

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Astro-Tech AT130EDT

Imaging camera:Nikon D3100

Mount:iOptron iEQ45 Pro

Guiding telescope or lens:Stellarvue 9x50 Guide Scope

Guiding camera:Lacerta M-Gen II autoguider

Focal reducer:Astro-Tech 0.8x reducer/flattener for AT130EDT

Resolution: 4500x3000

Dates:July 15, 2018

Frames: 18x300"

Integration: 1.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 2.77 days

Avg. Moon phase: 8.46%

Astrometry.net job: 2149282

RA center: 13.356 degrees

DEC center: 56.609 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.406 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.738 degrees

Field radius: 1.056 degrees

Locations: Pinnacles East, Paicines, California, United States

Data source: Traveller

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Rotated to enhance the resemblance to the game character

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The Pac-Man Nebula in Cassiopeia, 





    
        

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