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Photographer:

Jared-Bowens

Location of Photo:

Northwest Missouri

Date/Time of photo:

September 6-9-2021

Equipment:

Orion 8 inch f3.9 Newtonian astrograph, unmodified Canon 60D, Celestron AVX mount

Description:

NGC 281 is a diffuse red-glowing emission nebula, it’s large lanes of dark obscuring gas, dust, and dense knots of dust in which stars may still be forming. This nebula is associated with an open cluster of stars called IC 1590. NGC 281 is also known as the Pacman nebula due to it’s resemblance of the video game character,

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