Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cassiopeia (Cas)  ·  Contains:  IC 1590  ·  NGC 281
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NGC 281 The Pacman Nebula, 



    
        

            Greg McKay
NGC 281 The Pacman Nebula
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NGC 281 The Pacman Nebula

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NGC 281 The Pacman Nebula, 



    
        

            Greg McKay
NGC 281 The Pacman Nebula
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NGC 281 The Pacman Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific 127mm ED APO triplet E.S. 127mm f7.5

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 1600MM Cool

Mounts: Celestron CGX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue F050G

Guiding cameras: Orion StarShoot AutoGuider

Software: AstroPixelProcessor

Filters: Baader OIII 8.5 nm 1.25"  ·  Baader Ha 7nm 1.25"


Dates:July 24, 2020

Frames: 60x180" (3h)

Integration: 3h

Avg. Moon age: 4.09 days

Avg. Moon phase: 17.75%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3716540

RA center: 0h 52' 49"

DEC center: +56° 36' 57"

Pixel scale: 1.169 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 4.107 degrees

Field radius: 0.952 degrees


Resolution: 4687x3530

Data source: Traveller

Description

NGC 281 The Pacman Nebula captured on 07-24 & 25-2020 at 8,050' elevation to get above the Vegas valley heat. Overnight temps dropped to around 50°F.

90 minutes of Ha and 90 minutes of OIII

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NGC 281 The Pacman Nebula, 



    
        

            Greg McKay