NGC 281 - Pacman Nebula

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NGC 281 - Pacman Nebula

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Post by bradleybcraig » Thu Oct 10, 2019 10:12 am

HOO Pacman Nebula.jpg
NGC 281

Captured: Aug-Sep 2019
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Imaging telescope: MallinCam VRC-8 RC
Imaging camera: Atik 383L+ Mono
Mount: CEM60
Guiding camera: Starlight Xpress Loadestar X2
Focal reducer: Astophysics CCDT67
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Post by bobharmony » Thu Oct 10, 2019 11:02 am

Very sharp and detailed - great job, as usual!

Bob
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Post by bladekeeper » Sun Oct 13, 2019 3:58 am

Holy cow! That is a beautiful Pacman, Brad! The detail in the dust lane is amazing.

Excellent work, sir!
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Post by Graeme1858 » Sun Oct 13, 2019 4:31 am

Is it just me or is the Say Thanks thumbs up icon missing on each post of this thread?

Anyway, thanks Brad, great Pacman image!

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Post by Micke187 » Sun Oct 13, 2019 8:19 am

A Beautiful pac-man!
Great work!
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Post by Makuser » Sun Oct 20, 2019 12:28 am

Hi yet again Brad. Another great DSO image from you here. And, I agree with Bryan, that the dark dust lanes really stand out nicely. Thanks for this excellent Pacman Nebula ccapture.
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Post by bradleybcraig » Mon Oct 21, 2019 1:01 pm

Makuser wrote:
Sun Oct 20, 2019 12:28 am
Hi yet again Brad. Another great DSO image from you here. And, I agree with Bryan, that the dark dust lanes really stand out nicely. Thanks for this excellent Pacman Nebula ccapture.
Micke187 wrote:
Sun Oct 13, 2019 8:19 am
A Beautiful pac-man!
Great work!
Graeme1858 wrote:
Sun Oct 13, 2019 4:31 am
Is it just me or is the Say Thanks thumbs up icon missing on each post of this thread?

Anyway, thanks Brad, great Pacman image!

Regards

Graeme
bladekeeper wrote:
Sun Oct 13, 2019 3:58 am
Holy cow! That is a beautiful Pacman, Brad! The detail in the dust lane is amazing.

Excellent work, sir!
bobharmony wrote:
Thu Oct 10, 2019 11:02 am
Very sharp and detailed - great job, as usual!

Bob
Thank you, all for the kind words!!
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Post by Don Quixote » Wed Oct 23, 2019 1:37 am

This is such a beautiful image, Brad !
Thank you.
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Post by UlteriorModem » Wed Oct 23, 2019 1:41 am

Awesome capture and processing!

The 383L is a fantastic camera!
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