NGC281 - The Pacman Nebula


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Found directly beneath the 'W' of Cassiopeia

Scope: Planewave 12.5" CDK
Camera: Apogee U16M w Astrodon LRGB Filters
Mount: Paramount ME guided with an Astrodon MMOAG/ST-402ME 
17x5min Luminance; 9x5min RGB

Acquired with CCD-Commander and TheSkyX
Bias subtraction followed by Cosmetic Correction then alignment, stacking and stretching in PixInsight

Lucknow, Ontario

Sept 2018