NGC 281

Pac Man Nebula in Cassiopeia

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NGC281

NGC 281 - Pac Man Nebula - North is up
Date: Jan 08, 2007 Time: 21:00 CDT Location: Haltom City Tx
Instrument: 253mm f/6 Newtonian Mount: AP1200GTO Guiding: Internal Guide Chip
Extra Hardware: Televue Paracorr Seeing: Good Transparency: Good
Camera: STL11000M Filter Wheel: Internal Filter: AstroDon Ha
Exposure: 3 x 1800 Seconds Ha Camera Control: MaximDL 4.11 Processing: Sigma Reject Combined, PS CS

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Image Center: RA 00h 52m 59s, Dec 56d 36m 69s, Pos Angle +93d 2'
Effective Focal Length 1754 mm ~ 1.06" per Pixel
Notes: Clear and Calm. Temp ~ low 30's
Image Data captured completely under computer control using ACP