NGC 281 – Dusty Pac Man Nebula | Steve McKinney

Photographer
Steve McKinney
Email
bishop.ebay@sympatico.ca
Location of photo
Royal Astronomical Society Toronto Centre Carr Astronomical Observatory, Blue Mountains, Ontario, Canada
Date/Time of photo
August 17, 2012
Equipment
Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi TSA-102 Imaging cameras: SBIG ST-8300M Mounts: Vixen Sphinx SXW Guiding telescopes or lenses: Takahashi TSA-102 Guiding cameras: Orion SSAG Focal reducers: Takahashi TOA-130RD Software: Stark Labs Nebulosity, Adobe Photoshop Filters: Baader Planetarium Blue, Baader Planetarium Red, Baader Planetarium Luminance, Baader Planetarium Green Accessories: Teleskop-Service TS-OAG9
Description
Emission nebula NGC 281, sometimes known as the Pac Man nebula. This shot shows faint interstellar dust that is not usually seen in photos of this object.
Website
http://www.astrobin.com/24074/B/