NGC 281 (Detail of the Pacman Nebula)

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20in RC Optical Systems telescope Operating at f/8.4
Paramount ME Robotic Telescope Mount
SBIG ST10XME CCD camera with color filter wheel

L= Synthetic R G B color production was used to create this image.

Luminance = Ha (180 minutes)+RGB binned 1x1
Red = 60 minutes binned 1x1
Green = 60 minutes binned 1x1
Blue = 60 minutes binned 1x1

  • Taken during a greater than 70% illuminated Moon with scattered clouds.
  • Minimum credit line: Taryn Simon/Adam Block/NOAO/AURA/NSF

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    Updated: August 2006