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Contains:  IC 1590, NGC 281
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NGC 281 -  The PacMan nebula unmodified, 


NGC 281 -  The PacMan nebula unmodified
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NGC 281 - The PacMan nebula unmodified

Technical card

Dates:Aug. 30, 2019

Frames: 43x150" ISO400

Integration: 1.8 hours

Darks: ~15

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~150

Avg. Moon age: 0.08 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.01%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Temperature: 27.00

Basic astrometry details job: 3468865

RA center: 0h 52' 35"

DEC center: +56° 31' 4"

Pixel scale: 0.761 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 13.873 degrees

Field radius: 0.748 degrees

Resolution: 5905x3905

Data source: Traveller


The pacman nebula is another image I took last summer.

I shot this image on the same night as the eagle nebula after that one had disappeared below the horizon in the west. As NGC 281 was standing in the eastern part of the sky that night it was much darker there.
I contrast to my image of M16, I didn't mix in UHC-shots so it looks more blue-ish on my unmodified camera.



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NGC 281 -  The PacMan nebula unmodified,