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Contains:  NGC 281
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NGC 281 - Pacman Nebula, 


NGC 281 - Pacman Nebula
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NGC 281 - Pacman Nebula

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Dates:July 31, 2019

Frames: 44x300"

Integration: 3.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 28.81 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.58%

Basic astrometry details job: 2831855

RA center: 0h 52' 38"

DEC center: +56° 36' 25"

Pixel scale: 0.790 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 82.446 degrees

Field radius: 0.706 degrees

Resolution: 5466x3394

Locations: backyard, wokingham, United Kingdom

Data source: Backyard


This was more as a test - i had recently got a Light Pollution filter and wanted to try it out - but also i had managed to get water inside my OTA (my tarpaulin cover was not as waterproof as it claimed). I drained the water out and allowed the condensation to evaporate (thankfully the following day was a scorcher - 38 degs C) - I can't see any obvious signs of watermarks on the images so i am a tad relieved.



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NGC 281 - Pacman Nebula,