Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  NGC 281
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NGC 281 Pacman Nebula SHO, 


            Michael Caller
NGC 281 Pacman Nebula SHO
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NGC 281 Pacman Nebula SHO

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Esprit 100 ED

Imaging cameras: ZWO 1600MM-C

Mounts: EQ6 R Pro SkyWatcher

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Altair astro 60mm guide scope Guidescope

Guiding cameras: Altair Astro GP Cam2 130 mono Guide Camrea

Software: Photoshop CC 2019  ·  PixInsight PinInsight 1.8.6  ·  FITS Liberator 3  ·  PhD 2  ·  Sequence Generator Pro Sequence Generator  ·  QHY-CCD Polemaster Software Polemaster

Filters: ZWO 36mm 7nm OIII  ·  ZWO 36mm 7nm Ha  ·  ZWO 36mm 7nm SII

Accessory: Pegasus Astro FocusCube  ·  Intel Compute Stick  ·  gamepad Joystick  ·  Homemade GPS unit  ·  Pegasus Astro Ultimate Powerbox Ultimate Powerbox

Dates:Oct. 26, 2019

ZWO 36mm 7nm Ha: 60x300" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1
ZWO 36mm 7nm OIII: 21x300" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1
ZWO 36mm 7nm SII: 24x300" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 8.8 hours

Darks: ~100

Flats: ~300

Bias: ~300

Avg. Moon age: 27.64 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.99%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.33

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3254043

RA center: 0h 52' 24"

DEC center: +56° 33' 0"

Pixel scale: 0.706 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 268.500 degrees

Field radius: 1.035 degrees

Resolution: 8490x6270

Locations: Backyard, South Croydon, Surrey, United Kingdom

Data source: Backyard


NGC 281 Pacman Nebula SHO

60x300sec Ha (200 Gain)
24x300sec Sii (200 Gain)
21x300sec Oiii (200 Gain)

Very happy with this image so far the most amount of data gathered for a single image.



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NGC 281 Pacman Nebula SHO, 


            Michael Caller

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