Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)  ·  Contains:  NGC 6939  ·  NGC 6946
NGC 6946 -The Fireworks Galaxy, 



    
        

            Mike Kline
NGC 6946 -The Fireworks Galaxy
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NGC 6946 -The Fireworks Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT65EDQ

Imaging cameras: Atik 414EX Mono

Mounts: AVX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT72ED

Guiding cameras: Orion Star Shoot Autoguider Pro

Software: PixInsight 1.8  ·  PHD2 Guiding Software


Dates:April 12, 2015

Frames:
1x1800" (30')
4x900" (1h)

Integration: 1h 30'

Avg. Moon age: 22.50 days

Avg. Moon phase: 46.22%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 599716

RA center: 20h34m38s

DEC center: +60°1015

Pixel scale: 3.100 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 92.250 degrees

Field radius: 0.747 degrees


Resolution: 620x463

Description

1st light with new Atik 414EX. This is just a quick processing job.

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NGC 6946 -The Fireworks Galaxy, 



    
        

            Mike Kline