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NGC 281 Pacman Nebula, 





    
        

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NGC 281 Pacman Nebula

NGC 281 Pacman Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:LACERTA Apo 72/432 f6

Imaging camera:Canon EOS 6D

Mount:Sky-Watcher EQ6-R Pro

Guiding telescope or lens:Lacerta MGEN2-Autoguider with 9x50 Finder Scope

Focal reducer:LACERTA Flattener 72

Software:GIMP 2.10.4Luc Coiffier's DSS

Resolution: 2724x2068

Dates:Aug. 8, 2019

Frames: 40x240"

Integration: 2.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 8.16 days

Avg. Moon phase: 58.25%

Astrometry.net job: 2859099

RA center: 13.103 degrees

DEC center: 56.623 degrees

Pixel scale: 3.046 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 104.255 degrees

Field radius: 1.447 degrees

Locations: Planneralm, Planneralm, Styria, Austria

Data source: Traveller

Description

My second clear night at 1600m in Styria was dedicated to Pacman (after moon setting) - a windy but highly transparent sky (the wind was apparently no problem for the MGEN). The image was cropped to one-half size to show more nebula detail. First time I tried some star reduction using Fitswork - hope the artifacts are not too visible...

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NGC 281 Pacman Nebula, 





    
        

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