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NGC 281 - The Pacman Nebula, 





    
        

            Alan Pham
NGC 281 - The Pacman Nebula

NGC 281 - The Pacman Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 2000x2000

Dates:Sept. 2, 2018Sept. 7, 2018

Frames:
Astrodon Ha 1.25 5nm: 117x300" (gain: 200.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon OIII 1.25 3nm: 106x300" (gain: 200.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 18.6 hours

Avg. Moon age: 24.24 days

Avg. Moon phase: 32.04%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00

Astrometry.net job: 2343568

RA center: 13.161 degrees

DEC center: 56.669 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.613 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.691 degrees

Field radius: 0.634 degrees

Locations: Home, San Jose, California, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

I really liked the color treatment of Marcel Drechsler and Artūras Medvedevas' Pacman images so I thought I might try it out. Not nearly as good as the two images mentioned. Can't seem to bring out the fainter nebulosity that well. Perhaps, I need to get a faster scope and/or move to a darker location. :) Anyway, please enjoy my rendition.

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