Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cassiopeia (Cas)  ·  Contains:  NGC 281
APOD - 11/22/18 - NGC  281 - The Pac-Man Nebula in Bi-Color, 



    
        

            Jeremiah Roth
APOD - 11/22/18 - NGC  281 - The Pac-Man Nebula in Bi-Color
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APOD - 11/22/18 - NGC 281 - The Pac-Man Nebula in Bi-Color

APOD - 11/22/18 - NGC  281 - The Pac-Man Nebula in Bi-Color, 



    
        

            Jeremiah Roth
APOD - 11/22/18 - NGC  281 - The Pac-Man Nebula in Bi-Color
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APOD - 11/22/18 - NGC 281 - The Pac-Man Nebula in Bi-Color

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Explore Scientific 127mm ED APO
Imaging Cameras
ASI 1600MM-Cooled
Mounts
Celestron CGX
Filters
Astrodon 3nm OIII Narrowband Filter - 1.25" · Astrodon 3nm H-Alpha Narrowband Filter - 1.25"
Accessories
Explore Scientific 0.7X Focal Reducer/Field Flattener
Guiding Cameras
ZWO ASI 120 MM-S

Acquisition details

Frames:
Astrodon 3nm H-Alpha Narrowband Filter - 1.25": 350x180" (17h 30') (gain: 139.00) -15°C bin 1x1
Astrodon 3nm OIII Narrowband Filter - 1.25": 160x180" (8h) (gain: 139.00) -15°C bin 1x1
Integration:
25h 30'
Darks:
50
Bias:
50
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
9.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2376605

RA center: 00h52m39s.8

DEC center: +56°3939

Pixel scale: 1.158 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 14.565 degrees

Field radius: 0.747 degrees

Resolution: 2942x3593

Locations: Home, Tampa, Florida (FL), United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

My first ever image of the Pac-Man. Took about a month to get all this data due to clouds. But I'm happy with this as my first attempt.

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APOD - 11/22/18 - NGC  281 - The Pac-Man Nebula in Bi-Color, 



    
        

            Jeremiah Roth