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NGC 281 - The Pacman Nebula (QHY9M)

NGC 281 - The Pacman Nebula (QHY9M)

Altoona, PA USA

Target: NGC 281 - The Pacman Nebula (QHY9M)
Imaging Scope: Astro-Tech 8" Imaging Newtonian w/Baader Coma Corrector @ prime focus
Mount: Orion Atlas EQ-G (EQMOD)
Imager: QHY9M @ -40C below ambient
Guiding: 2 second guide exposures using a SSAG through a Stellarvue SV66ED
Software: acquisition - MaxIm DL 5, post processing - CCDSoft, & Adobe Photoshop
Exposure Information: 10 x 5 minutes (Baader 7nm Ha filter), Binned at 2x2. Darks take, no flats.
Comments: Just testing out the camera and getting used to it. Figuring out some software that I changed. Basically shooting in the glow of Logan Town Centre. Field of view is approximately 76.26 x 56.83 arcminutes.

QHY9M,Astro-Tech 8 Inch Imaging Newtonian

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