NGC 281

NGC 281 is an H II region in the constellation of Cassiopeia and part of the Perseus Spiral Arm. It includes the open cluster IC 1590, the multiple star HD 5005, and several Bok globules. Colloquially, NGC 281 is also known as the Pacman Nebula for its resemblance to the video game character. ... more

NGC 281

Image details:
Telescope: TS 90/600 triplet with 2.5" TS flattener
Mount: Skywatcher AZ-EQ5-GT
Camera: Atik one 6.0
Exposure: 80 * 300sec Ha, 11 * 300sec RGB
Software: PixInsight, PHD
Calibrationfiles: Dark:No, Bias:Yes, Flat:Yes

Narrowband version with added OIII


NGC 281

Image details:
Telescope: TS 90/600 triplet with 2.5" TS flattener
Mount: Skywatcher AZ-EQ5-GT
Camera: Atik one 6.0
Exposure: 80 * 300sec Ha, 11 * 300sec RGB, 44 * 300sec OIII
Software: PixInsight, PHD
Calibrationfiles: Dark:No, Bias:Yes, Flat:Yes

 
(c) All photos by Ruud de Vries