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NGC 6946 Fireworks Galaxy in HaLRGB

Contains: NGC 6946

Technical card

Resolution: 2616x2093

Dates: Sept. 22, 2017Sept. 24, 2017Sept. 25, 2017

Frames:
Astrnomik CLS-CCD: 564x60" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 90x60" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 90x60" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Ha 5nm: 26x240" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 90x60" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 15.6 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~50

Bias: ~250

Avg. Moon age: 3.35 days

Avg. Moon phase: 13.37%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.20

Astrometry.net job: 1745515

RA center: 308.714 degrees

DEC center: 60.151 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.648 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 211.307 degrees

Field radius: 0.301 degrees

Locations: Future World Media Home Observatory, Taylor, MI, Michigan, United States

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Douglas J Struble
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NGC 6946 Fireworks Galaxy in HaLRGB, Douglas J Struble