The PacMan Nebula. Complex Nebula, Cassiopeia
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AstroPhysics 175EDF f8
AP 3600GTO "El Capitan"
SBIG FW8G (Guided Filter Wheel)
November 2015. Cave Creek Canyon Observatory, Arizona Sky Village
- H-Alpha 5nm (Astrodon) 30x20 mins = 600 mins
Total Exposure Time = 10h 00m
Data Imaged remotely over 2 nights around Full Moon (Nov 23, & 24, 2015).
The PacMan Nebula is a complex region of emission and dark Nebulosity. NGC 281's more popular name comes from it's resemblance to the video game character
© 2015, David A. Churchill