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Monday, December 13

Pacman Nebula (NGC 281)

Finally managed to get some h-alpha footage to add to the colour data from October... of the Pacman Nebula or NGC 281 in Cassiopeia.

Unfortunately only got about 1/2 hour of h-alpha. So the colour still is a bit "pink" rather than red.

NGC281 - Pacman Nebula
1000mm f/5.3 Skywatcher MN-190
Canon 300D Modified
EQ6 pro autoguided with PHD
25 x 5min colour exposures + 25min h-alpha (5 subs)

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