The Pacman Nebula NGC281 – Bicolor

Photo Details:

Telescope: TEC140 f/5.2

Camera: QHY695A

Mount: Paramount MyT

Exposure: (Ha,OII) 15h Ha 38x900s binx1, OIII 22x900s binx1

Date and place: 10.2018 Ochojno, Poland

The Pacman Nebula (NGC 281) is a bright emission nebula and part of an H II region in the northern constellation of Cassiopeia and is part of the Milky Way’s Perseus Spiral Arm.  The nebulosity is associated with an open star cluster, several Bok globules and a bright quintuple star system.  It lies approximately 9200 light years away.