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The PacMan Nebula - NGC 281, 


            Trevor Gunderson
The PacMan Nebula - NGC 281

The PacMan Nebula - NGC 281

Technical card

Resolution: 4500x3390

Dates:Aug. 9, 2019

ZWO Hɑ 31mm 7nm: 32x240" (gain: 200.00) -15C bin 1x1
ZWO OIII 31 mm 7 nm: 30x180" (gain: 200.00) -15C bin 1x1
ZWO SII 31mm 7nm: 18x240" (gain: 200.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 4.8 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~25

Flat darks: ~25

Avg. Moon age: 9.16 days

Avg. Moon phase: 68.42%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00 job: 2851430

RA center: 0h 51' 52"

DEC center: +56° 42' 32"

Pixel scale: 1.380 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 344.622 degrees

Field radius: 1.079

Locations: Astro Shed, Beaver Dam, WI, United States

Data source: Backyard


The PacMan Nebulae in SHO.



Trevor Gunderson
License: None (All rights reserved)

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The PacMan Nebula - NGC 281, 


            Trevor Gunderson