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Contains:  IC 1590, NGC 281
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NGC 281 - The famous Pacman Nebula, 



    
        

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NGC 281 - The famous Pacman Nebula
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NGC 281 - The famous Pacman Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron 8” Rowe-Ackermann Schmidt Astrograph (RASA 8)

Mounts: Celestron Advanced VX Mount and Tripod

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion Deluxe Mini 50mm Guide Scope with Helical Focuser

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI 224MC

Software: PixInsight 1.8  ·  SharpCap

Filters: Optolong L-eXtreme 2"

Accessory: Celestron Focus Motor


Dates:Sept. 10, 2020

Frames:
Optolong L-eXtreme 2": 45x120" (gain: 100.00) -10C bin 1x1
Optolong L-eXtreme 2": 39x300" (gain: 100.00) -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 4.8 hours

Darks: ~20

Bias: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 22.25 days

Avg. Moon phase: 48.89%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3853589

RA center: 0h 52' 42"

DEC center: +56° 37' 30"

Pixel scale: 1.939 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 86.038 degrees

Field radius: 1.116 degrees


Resolution: 3008x2850

Locations: Sofia - Capital of Bulgaria, Sofia, Bulgaria

Data source: Backyard

Description

This is my first acquisition of the Pacman Nebula. I image directly from the city - form my terrace. Conditions weren't great this day - got clouds and some elongated stars which I dropped out of the stack.

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Description: Starless using StarNet++

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Description: Zoom to the core.

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