NGC 281 – The Pac Man Nebula in Cassiopeia

State/Province/Region
International
Nearest Area
In the Cassiopeia constellation.
Notes

I consider the night sky part of the great outdoors, it just take highly specialized equipment and experience to photograph them. I can write a whole paragraph on this!

Description

NGC281 is an emission nebula undergoing new star formation some 10000 light years away. The bright star in the left corner is Eta Cassiopeiae or "Achird".

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Date Added
August 5, 2016
Date Taken
August 5, 2016
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