Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cassiopeia (Cas)  ·  Contains:  NGC 281
NGC281 The Pacman Nebula, 


            Hata Sung
NGC281 The Pacman Nebula
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NGC281 The Pacman Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: CELESTRON Edge HD 800

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 450D / Digital Rebel XSi / Kiss X2

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher 80/400

Guiding cameras: SBIG STV

Focal reducers: Optec lepus 0.62X Telecompressor Lens HD C8 EdgeHD Edition

Software: Adobe Photoshop CS5  ·  DeepSkyStacker

Dates:Oct. 13, 2012

Frames: 36x300" (3h)

Integration: 3h

Avg. Moon age: 27.29 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.58%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 161511

RA center: 0h 52' 46"

DEC center: +56° 38' 13"

Pixel scale: 1.744 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 144.821 degrees

Field radius: 0.466 degrees

Resolution: 620x413

Locations: Hata, Taipei TAIWAN, None


Sky plot

Sky plot


NGC281 The Pacman Nebula, 


            Hata Sung