Image Acquisition Information
Telescope: 16" RCOS Ritchey-Chretien Telescope (ion milled at f/9)
Camera: SBIG STL-6303
Guiding: Astrodon MOAG AOG (SBIG 237 with .65 FLR)
Filters: Astrodon Ha, SII, OIII
Mount: Software Bisque Paramount ME
Acquisition Programs: The Sky,CCDAutopliot III, CCD Soft.
Processing Programs: CCDStack, Maxim DL, Photoshop
Date:: October 14-October 31, 2007
Time: 24x20 min ( 8
hours) each for Ha, SII, OIII: total 24 hrs
Processing: CCD Stack and PhotoShop CS/2
Image Information: The Pac
Man Nebula is an emission nebula energized by a nearby open star cluser. It primarily is an HII emitter.
The dark "Bok" nodules are believed to contain protostars..
Additional Comments: Standard
Narrow Band Image using Hubble Palette (SII, Ha, OIII). Color Image assembled in Maxim DL, overlay of Ha and Narrow Band
and High Pass filer used in PS CS/2.