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



    
        

            John Burns
NGC 281 Pacman Nebula
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NGC 281 Pacman Nebula

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NGC 281 Pacman Nebula, 



    
        

            John Burns
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NGC 281 Pacman Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Esprit 150ED Super APO Triplet

Imaging cameras: ZWO 294 MC Pro Cooled

Mounts: iOptron CEM 60

Guiding cameras: KW Telescope QHY 5 Guide Camera

Focal reducers: Skywatcher .77x for the Esprit 150

Software: PHD Guiding  ·  N.I.N.A. NINA - Nighttime Imaging ‘N’ Astronomy  ·  Adobe Photoshop 6 CS  ·  DeepSky Stacker

Filters: Optlong L-eXtreme 2"

Accessory: PrimaLuceLab SESTO SENSO 2 Robotic Focusing Motor  ·  Kendrick Digifire 10 Dew Heater


Dates:Aug. 14, 2021

Frames:
Optlong L-eXtreme 2": 15x300" (1h 15') ISO200 bin 1x1
Optlong L-eXtreme 2": 15x600" (2h 30') ISO200 bin 1x1

Integration: 3h 45'

Darks: 15

Flats: 50

Flat darks: 50

Avg. Moon age: 6.16 days

Avg. Moon phase: 37.11%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4895653

RA center: 00h53m14s.6

DEC center: +56°3600

Pixel scale: 1.176 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 298.179 degrees

Field radius: 0.819 degrees


Resolution: 4144x2822

Data source: Backyard

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NGC 281 Pacman Nebula, 



    
        

            John Burns