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
NGC 281 Pacman Nebula
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NGC 281 Pacman Nebula

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Skywatcher Esprit 150ED Super APO Triplet
Imaging Cameras
ZWO 294 MC Pro Cooled
Mounts
iOptron CEM 60
Filters
Optlong L-eXtreme 2"
Accessories
PrimaLuceLab SESTO SENSO 2 Robotic Focusing Motor · Kendrick Digifire 10 Dew Heater · Skywatcher .77x for the Esprit 150
Software
PHD Guiding · N.I.N.A. NINA - Nighttime Imaging ‘N’ Astronomy · Adobe Photoshop 6 CS · DeepSky Stacker
Guiding Cameras
KW Telescope QHY 5 Guide Camera

Acquisition details

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