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Contains:  IC1590, NGC 281, NGC281, Sh2-184
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The Pac-Man Nebula in Cassiopeia, 



    
        

            Francesco Meschia
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The Pac-Man Nebula in Cassiopeia

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT130EDT

Imaging cameras: Nikon D3100

Mounts: iOptron iEQ45 Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue 9x50 Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: Lacerta M-Gen II autoguider

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


Dates:July 15, 2018

Frames: 18x300"

Integration: 1.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 2.77 days

Avg. Moon phase: 8.46%


Astrometry.net job: 2156827

RA center: 0h 53' 25"

DEC center: +56° 36' 30"

Pixel scale: 1.407 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -0.042 degrees

Field radius: 1.056 degrees


Resolution: 4500x3000

Locations: Pinnacles East, Paicines, California, United States

Data source: Traveller

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Francesco Meschia
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Description: Rotated to enhance the resemblance to the game character

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The Pac-Man Nebula in Cassiopeia, 



    
        

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