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Observatory Parameters
Jan 21
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:02 21:49
Ngc281 Frames: 9x1200" Location: Soragna, Soragna, PR, Italy
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Pacman Nebula, Astrophotography by djastro


  • Imaging telescope / lens: Orion 8" Ritchey-Chretien
  • Imaging camera: QHY8L
  • Mount: EQ6
  • Guiding telescope / lens: Orion 8" Ritchey-Chretien
  • Accessories: Field flattener Focal reducer Astro h AT2FF

Frames / Subs




Spatial Info

  • Image Size: 3,040 x 2,016 pixels
  • Image Scale: 0.988 arcsec / pixel
  • Visual Field: 0º 50' 04''
  • RA Center: 0h 53m 02s
  • DEC Center: 56º 35' 15''
  • Orientation: 6.954 degrees E of N

Sky Maps


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