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Observation by Brad Thomas: NGC281 - Pacman Nebula

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Brad Thomas

Observer

Brad Thomas

Observed

2021 Jul 16 - 00:00

Uploaded

2021 Jul 18 - 08:19

Objects

NGC281

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Constellation

Cassiopeia

Field centre

RA: 00h52m
Dec: +56°43'
Position angle: -89°54'

Field size

1°55' × 1°14'

Equipment
  • Skywatcher 72ed APO with 0.85 Reducer / Flattener
  • ASI 183mc Pro imaging camera
  • ZWO 30mm mini guide scope
  • ASI 290mc guide camera
  • Skywatcher EQM-35 pro mount
  • Optolong L-Enhance
Exposure

320 minutes total integration - 240secs x 120gain, 40offset

Location

Surbiton UK

Target name

NGC281

Title

NGC281 - Pacman Nebula

About this image
Finally got my Skywatcher EQM-35 pro goto mount, which is replacing my old IOptron Smart EQ Pro+
First image on new mount and first major integration with my ASI 183mc Pro cooled camera
Last image taken during twilight as PROPER night-time is returning next week to the UK - though still in London Bortle 8
NGC 281 Pacman Nebula
320 minutes total integration time
Optolong L-Enhance Filter
Skywatcher 72ED with 0.85 reducer/flattener
ZWO 30mm mini guide scope
ASI 290mc guide camera
240secs, 120gain, 40offset - 80 exposures
40 darks, 25 flats, 25 flat darks
NINA, PHD2, APP, GIMP
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