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Photographer:

Kjell H. Winnem

Email:

kjell.winnem@gmail.com

Location of Photo:

Hof,Norway

Date/Time of photo:

Oct 20 2011

Equipment:

Homebuilt 10 inch Newtonian and mount in dome.Cam.:SXVR-H9 guided off-axis with DSI proII and PHD,GPUSB interface to mount.Processing Nebulosity2 and PS CS3.

Description:

NGC 281,nicknamed the Pacman Nebula due to its resemblance to the famous arcade game caracter. Discovered in 1883 by E.E. Barnard using a 15 inch telescope.Distance 9.5 Kly.

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