PhotographerKjell H. Winnem
Location of photoHof,Norway
Date/Time of photoOct 20 2011
EquipmentHomebuilt 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.
DescriptionNGC 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.