Core of the Pacman in Full Res

Core of the Pacman in Full Res

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Acquisition details

Dates : Oct. 8, 2021
Frames : 123×300″(10h 15′)
Integration : 10h 15′
Avg. Moon age : 2.27 days
Avg. Moon phase : 5.74%


Here is the core of the Pacman in full resolution as captured.
A bit on the oversampled side but interesting to see all the globule and details in the core.

The image was captured without guiding with the AP11000 CP4 without encoders.

Capture scale was 0.46 arcseconds / pixel

The Pacman Nebula (NGC 281, IC 11, or Sh2-184)
This image was captured through 3nm ultra-narrowband filters and is a composite of ionized Sulphur, Hydrogen, and Oxygen atoms and displayed with a modified SHO “Hubble” Palette. Data was collected over 3 nights from the 27th of September to the 8th of October 2021 from the outskirts of Vancouver, Canada (Botle 6).

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