Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cassiopeia (Cas)  ·  Contains:  IC 1590  ·  NGC 281
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Sharpless 2-184 or NGC 281, also called Pacman nebula, 



    
        

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Sharpless 2-184 or NGC 281, also called Pacman nebula
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Sharpless 2-184 or NGC 281, also called Pacman nebula

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Sharpless 2-184 or NGC 281, also called Pacman nebula, 



    
        

            JNieto
Sharpless 2-184 or NGC 281, also called Pacman nebula
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Sharpless 2-184 or NGC 281, also called Pacman nebula

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Physics 130 EDFGT

Imaging cameras: QSI 683 ws

Mounts: ASA DDM60Pro

Software: MaximDL  ·  Pixinsight

Filters: SII 5nm  ·  OIII 5nm  ·  Astrodon H-alpha 5nm


Dates:Jan. 6, 2020

Frames: 103x600" (17h 10')

Integration: 17h 10'

Avg. Moon age: 10.39 days

Avg. Moon phase: 79.89%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3940793

RA center: 0h 53' 8"

DEC center: +56° 39' 57"

Pixel scale: 1.361 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 273.502 degrees

Field radius: 0.778 degrees


Resolution: 3291x2469

Locations: Observatorio "Mar de la Frau", Cambrils, Spain

Data source: Backyard

Description

This is an emission nebula, combined with dark nebulae, in Cassiopea. I used narrow band in SHO palette. Relatively bright object.

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Sharpless 2-184 or NGC 281, also called Pacman nebula, 



    
        

            JNieto