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Pacman Nebula NGC 281 (FCD100).jpg
NGC 281, the Pacman Nebula, in Cassiopeia, taken from home November 21, 2016, as part of testing of the Explore Scientific FCD100 102mm apo refractor. This is a stack of 5 x 6-minute exposures at f/7 with the ES field flattener, and filter-modified Canon 5D MkII at ISO 1600. The bright star is Alpha Cassiopeiae, aka Schedir. North is to the left here, to produce a nice composition in portrait mode and with the “pacman” figure more obvious.