Celestial hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cassiopeia (Cas)  ·  Contains:  IC 1590  ·  NGC 281
NGC 281 - Pacman Nebula, 



    
        

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NGC 281 - Pacman Nebula
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NGC 281 - Pacman Nebula, 



    
        

            @Elusivephotons
NGC 281 - Pacman Nebula
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Acquisition details

Dates:
Oct. 14, 2021
Frames:
IDAS LPS-D3 2": 45×240(3h) (gain: 0.00) -15°C bin 1×1
Integration:
3h
Darks:
30
Flats:
30
Bias:
30
Avg. Moon age:
8.80 days
Avg. Moon phase:
64.85%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
4.00
Mean SQM:
19.25
Temperature:
-4.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 5112670

RA center: 00h53m11s.5

DEC center: +56°3809

Pixel scale: 3.643 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 4.770 degrees

Field radius: 0.969 degrees

Resolution: 1600x1051

File size: 729.8 KB

Data source: Backyard

Description

I'm still learning PixInsight but I did my best to draw out the surrounding nebulosity/dust.

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NGC 281 - Pacman Nebula, 



    
        

            @Elusivephotons