NGC 281 / IC 1590

on Tuesday, September 1, 2009

by Michael Zolnowski


This is narrowband image of famous Pacman Nebula. It is made in false colors where Red is Sulfur II, Blue is Oxygen III and Green is H-alpha emission line. I used Ritchey-Chretien A&M 320IMST, SBIG STL11kM, ParamountME with focal length of this setup 2188 mm 30 hours total exposure. 14h- H-alpha filter BINx1 8h- SII filter BINx2 8h- OIII filter BINx2 Here is link to my website with higher resolution image.,134 Best wishes from Poland.

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