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NGC 281 - Pacman (HSO), 



    
        

            Ruediger
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NGC 281 - Pacman (HSO)

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)
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NGC 281 - Pacman (HSO), 



    
        

            Ruediger
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NGC 281 - Pacman (HSO)

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)

Acquisition details

Dates:
Aug. 9, 2020
Frames:
Baader H-alpha 35nm: 12×600(2h) (gain: 100.00) -15°C bin 2×2
Baader O-III 8.5nm: 12×600(2h) (gain: 100.00) -15°C bin 2×2
Baader S-II 8nm: 12×300(1h) (gain: 100.00) -15°C
Integration:
5h
Darks:
30
Avg. Moon age:
20.18 days
Avg. Moon phase:
70.31%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
5.00
Mean SQM:
19.80
Temperature:
18.00

RA center: 00h52m43s.363

DEC center: +56°3749.67

Pixel scale: 0.601 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -91.155 degrees

Field radius: 0.465 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

More info:Open 

Resolution: 4676x3040

File size: 58.9 MB

Locations: Balcony observatory, Ansbach, Bavaria, Germany

Data source: Backyard

Description

Compared to the Bubble Nebula this was fun to process. The NB data was excellent. In the beginning I just thought, it is simple nice emission nebula. Then I had discovered all the fine structures and globule. This was an amazing discovery while processing.

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NGC 281 - Pacman (HSO), 



    
        

            Ruediger