NGC281 - The Pacman Nebula


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Found directly beneath the 'W' of Cassiopeia

STL11000 w 6nm Astronomic H-Alpha filter
AP155EDF Triplet Refractor w 4" Field Flattener and Robofocus
20 x 30 min h-alpha
4 x 10 min RGB
Self-guided on an AP900GTO mount
Acquired in CCDSoft5
Dark and Flat calibration, Alignment and Sigma Reject combine in Maxim
Curves, Contrast Adjustment, Levels in PS CS4

Flesherton, Ontario
Sept 2009