NGC 281 Pacman Nebula


Matt Beavers


Atik 16hr with astronomik narrowband filters,William Optics Megrez 72,mounted on Skywatcher Heq5 and guided with an Orion starshoot guide cam attached to a home made Finder/guider scope.

Taken over three nights with a total imaging time of 9hrs. Subs varying in length from 10 to 15 minutes in poor/hazy sky conditions.
Image captured stacked and calibrated within MaximDl Processed with a mixture of Photoshop CS4 and Pixinsight.