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Contains:  NGC 6946

Image of the day 08/18/2017

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    NGC6946 with SN 2017eaw, 





    
        

            tommy_nawratil
    NGC6946 with SN 2017eaw

    NGC6946 with SN 2017eaw

    Technical card

    Resolution: 1600x1206

    Dates:July 19, 2017

    Frames: 124x180"

    Integration: 6.2 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 25.06 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 20.95%

    Astrometry.net job: 1689314

    RA center: 308.687 degrees

    DEC center: 60.163 degrees

    Pixel scale: 2.265 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: -88.020 degrees

    Field radius: 0.630 degrees

    Locations: my lovely garden, near Vienna, Austria

    Description

    the fireworks galaxy got its name because of the frequent supernovas blasting off, here another one that appeared in May: SN 2017 eaw. It is marked on the smaller image.

    LRGB with Lacerta Photonewton 10" f/4 and ASI1600MMC at zero gain, the "original" image is the field in full resolution.

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    SN 2017 eaw marked

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    crop on 6946

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    NGC6946 with SN 2017eaw, 





    
        

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