NGC 281 (Pacman Nebula)

 

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Object:
NGC 281, The Pacman Nebula in Cassiopeia
Coordinates:
RA = 00h 52m 59s,  DEC = +56 37' 19"
Telescope:
Televue NP-101 (4-inch f/5.4 APO refractor)
Mount:
Losmandy G11 German Equatorial with Gemini2
Guide Scope:
Orion Short Tube 80mm refractor
Guide Camera:
Orion StarShoot AutoGuider with PHD2 guiding software
Imaging Camera:
QSI 583ws
Filters/Exposures:
12x10-minute Ha exposures, 12x15-minute Sii exposures, and 8x15-minute Oiii exposures, calibrated and stacked in MaximDL, and color combined (HOS palette) in Photoshop CS6.
Shooting Location:
Virginia Beach, VA
Date/Time:
25, 26, 27 August 2016  (UT)
Comments: