Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cassiopeia (Cas)  ·  Contains:  IC 1590  ·  NGC 281
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Pacman Nebula (NGC 281 in Cassiopeia), 



    
        

            Ray Blais
Pacman Nebula (NGC 281 in Cassiopeia)
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Pacman Nebula (NGC 281 in Cassiopeia)

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Pacman Nebula (NGC 281 in Cassiopeia), 



    
        

            Ray Blais
Pacman Nebula (NGC 281 in Cassiopeia)
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Pacman Nebula (NGC 281 in Cassiopeia)

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics GT102 102mm f/6.9 Apo Refractor

Imaging cameras: Canon 600D

Mounts: Skywatcher AZ-EQ6

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific ED80 APO Triplet

Guiding cameras: Lodestar

Software: PHD2 Guiding  ·  Cartes du Ciel  ·  BackyardEOS  ·  PixInsight 1.8


Dates:Jan. 27, 2019

Frames: 30x240" (2h)

Integration: 2h

Avg. Moon age: 21.74 days

Avg. Moon phase: 54.30%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3674354

RA center: 00h52m50s.4

DEC center: +56°3722

Pixel scale: 1.122 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 262.554 degrees

Field radius: 0.965 degrees


Resolution: 5171x3410

Data source: Backyard

Description

Part of the Perseus Spiral Arm. Associated with open cluster IC1590.

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Pacman Nebula (NGC 281 in Cassiopeia), 



    
        

            Ray Blais