Pacman nebula is a region of hydrogen-2 gas, about 100 lightyears
across and 9500 lightyears from Earth. Open cluster IC1590 is in the
center, and the dark regions are Blok globules, dense areas of
cosmic dust. North is at the bottom.
AstroTech AT8RC 8" F8 Ritchey-Chretien with ATFF2 Field Flattener,
Celestron CI-700 Mount
Orion StarShoot Pro V2 one-shot color
Meade DSI Pro II through Orion ED80 on ADM side-by-side platform, PHD guiding software
(6) 5 min and (30) 2 min.
10-18-14, Tierra del Sol, CA. Flexure problems forced me to discard most subs and switch to
2 minute exposures. Ouch!