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)

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
William Optics GT102 102mm f/6.9 Apo Refractor
Imaging Cameras
Canon 600D
Mounts
Skywatcher AZ-EQ6
Software
PHD2 Guiding · Cartes du Ciel · BackyardEOS · PixInsight 1.8
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Explore Scientific ED80 APO Triplet
Guiding Cameras
Lodestar

Acquisition details

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