NGC 281 Pacman Nebula

Pacman Nebula

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Object: NGC 281 Constellation Cassiopeia

Distance: 9500 light years

Date(s) Taken: Sept 4th to Sept 27th, 2011

Telescope: Takahashi TSA 102S / Field Flattener

Focal Length: 800 mm

Camera: ST 2000 XM operating at -15 deg C sensor temperature with water cooling

Resolution: 1.91 Arc-seconds / Pixel

Exposures: 14.2 hours total duration

23 Luminance - 10 Minute Images binned 1x1

20 Red - 10 Minute Images binned 1x1

20 Green - 10 Minute Images binned 1x1

22 Blue - 10 Minute Images binned 1x1

% Utilization - 79%

 

 

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