Pacman Nebula – NGC 281

Posted by on Oct 29, 2015 in Nebulae

Pacman Nebula – NGC 281

NGC 281 is an H II region in the constellation of Cassiopeia and part of the Perseus Spiral Arm. It includes the open cluster IC 1590, the multiple star HD 5005, and several Bok globules. Colloquially, NGC 281 is also known as the Pacman Nebula for its resemblance to the video game...

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