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NGC281 - Pacman Nebula

 

This gaseous nebula is sometimes called after Pacman, the video game character, because of its shape.

Canon EOS 5D MkII ISO6400 61x64s
254mm aperture Newtonian (f=1200mm)f/4.8
HEQ5 equatorial mount, driven but not guided
2012 Nov 17 22:30:11-23:45:10 UT
From Rookhope 54.8N 2.1W 330m asl. Rural, almost no light pollution (3 Bortles)

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