James Janusz 2000 thru 2015 All Rights Reserved
Telescope: Astro-Physics Ricardi-Honders Astrograph (RHA) Designation:SH2-184 NGC281 NGC 281 is an H II region in the constellation of Cassiopeia and part of the Perseus Spiral Arm. It includes the open cluster IC 1590, the multiple star HD 5005, and several Bok globules. Colloquially, NGC 281 is also known as the Pacman Nebula for its resemblance to the video game character.
Mount: Astro-Physics AP1600 GTO Constellation: Cassiopeia
Camera: Apogee U16-M with Astrodon Ver. 2 Filters Remotely Imaged With CCD Commander
Guiding: Baader Guidescope with Astro-Physics Mount System, SBIG ST237 Guider Type: Nebula - Distance 9500 ly
Exposure Data: 8.5 hours Ha Position: R.A. 00 hr 54 min , Dec +56 41012'
Processed using Maxim, PhotoShop CS3 Date: November 2015 (Ha)
Data Acquisiton, Reduction and Processing by Jim Janusz Imaging Location: Cave Creek Canyon Observatory