The Pacman Nebula

NGC 281 is more fondly known as the Pacman Nebula. In normal wavelengths this image resembles(ish) the ghost-gobbling Pacman, but here I'm using narrowband SHO data so things are slightly different. SHO Pacman Nebula (NGC 281) The centre of this bright emission region glows blue and green because of the dominant Oxygen and Hydrogen respectively.... Continue Reading →

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