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NGC 281 - the "Pacman" Nebula by John Hughes

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Observer
John Hughes
Time of observation
19/09/2020 - 23:00
Object
NGC 281
Observing location
North Essex, UK
Equipment
William Optics Z103 refractor
ZWO ASI1600mm Pro Cooled camera
Chroma 3.5nm Ha, Oiii and Sii filters
Exposure
All exposure times were 300 seconds with Ha (70 subs), Oiii (70 subs) and Sii (70 subs) making up a total integration time of 17.5 hours
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Continuing the tour of Cassiopeia and Cepheus I now found myself looking at a friend from the 1980’s - PacMan!

This was another project taking three separate nights to capture the Ha, Oiii and Sii data needed to bring the image together in the Hubble Palette.

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