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NGC 281 Pacman Nebula, 





    
        

            Gebhard Maurer
NGC 281 Pacman Nebula

NGC 281 Pacman Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 4928x3197

Dates:Aug. 9, 2019

Frames: 25x300" ISO800

Integration: 2.1 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~40

Avg. Moon age: 9.16 days

Avg. Moon phase: 68.42%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Mean FWHM: 10.00

Temperature: 22.00

Astrometry.net job: 2878314

RA center: 13.285 degrees

DEC center: 56.597 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.884 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 18.079 degrees

Field radius: 0.721 degrees

Locations: Backyard, Raglitz, Niederösterreich, Austria

Data source: Traveller

Description

The Pacman Nebula, also NGC 281, IC 11 or Sh2-184, is a bright emission nebula and part of an H II region in the northern constellation of Cassiopeia and is part of the Milky Way's Perseus Spiral Arm. This 20×30 arcmin sized nebulosity is also associated with open cluster IC 1590, several Bok globules and the multiple star.

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NGC 281 Pacman Nebula, 





    
        

            Gebhard Maurer