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Observatory Parameters
Mar 21
Lat. 39.1, Lon. -77.6
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:51 23:54

Pacman Nebula · NGC 281 Diffuse Nebula in Cassiopeia Constellation

Size: 4' Magnitude: 7.4 Also known as IC 11, Sh 2-184
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Size: 1,252 × 934 px
Visual Field: 0.3º
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Size: 3,932 × 3,736 px
Visual Field: 0.5º
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Size: 2,075 × 1,377 px
Visual Field: 0.4º
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Size: 2,199 × 2,749 px
Visual Field: 0.3º
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Size: 2,801 × 2,272 px
Visual Field: 0.5º
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Size: 4,544 × 3,112 px
Visual Field: 0.6º

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Hourly Elevation Mar 21

Pacman Nebula as seen from Lat. 39.1, Lon. -77.6
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Data Sheet

0h 52m 59s
56º 36' 59''
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