NGC281
The NGC 281 is an HII region in the constellation of Cassiopeia and part of the Perseus Spiral Arm. It includes the open cluster IC 1590, the multiple star HD 5005, and several Bok globules. Colloquially, NGC 281 is also known as the Pacman Nebula for its resemblance to the video game character.
Equipment: Exposure details: Location:
Telescope: FSQ106N
Mount: EQ6
Camera: SBIG STL-11000M
Filters: Astrodon Ha
Ha: 4x20min
Rachia, Veroia, Greece
N 40o29'00.0" - E 22o12'55.0"
Elevation:550m
17 August 2008
Image details:
Acquisition: MaxImDL Reduction/stacking: MaxImDL Final creation: Photoshop CS3
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