NGC 281

NGC-281-LRGB-e7b4c2e


Dan Crowson

Dardenne Prairie, Missouri

Imaged from Dardenne Prairie, Missouri (a red zone) on September 4th and 5th, 2016 with a SBIG ST-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT90DT at f/6.7 603mm.

LRGB – https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/29918485052/sizes/l

NGC 281 (IC 11, Sharpless 184, the Pac Man nebula and others) is a HII region located approximately 9,500 light-years away in Cassiopeia.

Luminance – 12x600s – 120 minutes – binned 1×1
RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2×2

240 minutes total exposure – 4 hours

2016-09-05T00:00:00

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