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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  NGC 281
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NGC 281 PacMan Nebula, 



    
        

            Carl Weber
NGC 281 PacMan Nebula
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NGC 281 PacMan Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics GT71 Triplet Apo William Optics GT71

Imaging cameras: ZWO Optical ASI 1600-MM PRO COOLED

Mounts: Software Bisque Paramount MX+

Software: Topaz Labs Topaz DeNoise 2.0.0  ·  Software Bisque SkyX Pro  ·  Photoshop CC 2020  ·  PixInsight

Accessory: Spike-a Flat XL EL panel  ·  MoonLite Moonlight Focuser w/High Res Stepper Motor


Dates:Aug. 4, 2018

Frames: 327x300"

Integration: 27.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 21.88 days

Avg. Moon phase: 52.85%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2894841

RA center: 0h 52' 22"

DEC center: +56° 42' 7"

Pixel scale: 2.294 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 260.141 degrees

Field radius: 0.713 degrees


Resolution: 1968x1628

Locations: SkyStar Observatory, Ramona, CA, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

Description

Revised image into SHO during Super Bowl
55x300 Ha
36x300 OIII
15x300 SII

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Carl Weber
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    Original
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    NGC 281 PacMan Nebula, 



    
        

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D

Description: I added an additional 18.5 hours of exposure time over the first posting.

E

Description: I saw a thread in the forums talking about the Pac Man nebula. It made me want to revisit my old image and reprocess it. This is a HaSHO mix.

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NGC 281 PacMan Nebula, 



    
        

            Carl Weber