Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cassiopeia (Cas)  ·  Contains:  IC 1590  ·  LBN 615  ·  LBN 616  ·  NGC 281  ·  Sh2-184
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NGC 281 Pacman Nebula, 



    
        

            David A Pyle
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NGC 281 Pacman Nebula

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NGC 281 Pacman Nebula, 



    
        

            David A Pyle
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NGC 281 Pacman Nebula

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific 208mm f/3.9 Carbon Fiber Newtonian Reflector

Imaging cameras: QHY163M Monochrome Cooled QHY163M

Mounts: Skywatcher EQ6-R Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: QHY Mini Guidescope

Guiding cameras: QHY5III290 Monochrome QHY5III290 Guide Camera

Focal reducers: Explore Scientific HRCC

Software: NINA,PhD2,PixInsight

Filters: Baader Ha Narrowband 7nm CCD-Filter 2" Baader Ha 2”  ·  Baader OIII 8.5nm 2" Baader OIII 2”  ·  Baader SII 8nm 2“

Accessory: Pegasus Astro Universal Focus Cube Autofocuser  ·  Pegasus Astro Pocket Powerbox Advanced Astro powerbox  ·  QHYCFW3-L Filter Wheel


Dates:Sept. 2, 2021Sept. 3, 2021Sept. 5, 2021

Frames:
Baader Ha Narrowband 7nm CCD-Filter 2" Baader Ha 2”: 190x180" (9h 30') (gain: 120.00) -2C bin 1x1
Baader OIII 8.5nm 2" Baader OIII 2”: 75x180" (3h 45') (gain: 120.00) -2C bin 1x1
Baader SII 8nm 2“: 75x180" (3h 45') (gain: 120.00) -2C bin 1x1

Integration: 17h

Darks: 20

Flats: 40

Flat darks: 40

Avg. Moon age: 26.32 days

Avg. Moon phase: 12.54%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00


RA center: 00h52m12s.243

DEC center: +56°3449.54

Pixel scale: 0.449 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -18.995 degrees

Field radius: 0.648 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

More info:Open 


Resolution: 8509x5933

Locations: Corpus Christi, TX, Corpus Christi, TX, United States

Data source: Backyard

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NGC 281 Pacman Nebula, 



    
        

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