Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)  ·  Contains:  Fireworks Galaxy  ·  NGC 6946
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ngc6946 of 21.04.15 - 89 300 secs subs with an RC8 and an Atik 383l+, 



    
        

            Stefano Ciapetti
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ngc6946 of 21.04.15 - 89 300 secs subs with an RC8 and an Atik 383l+

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ngc6946 of 21.04.15 - 89 300 secs subs with an RC8 and an Atik 383l+, 



    
        

            Stefano Ciapetti
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ngc6946 of 21.04.15 - 89 300 secs subs with an RC8 and an Atik 383l+

Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO RC8

Imaging cameras: Atik 383L+

Mounts: GPD2

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher 50mm finder

Guiding cameras: Magzero MZ-5m

Filters: Baader Planetarium H-alpha 50nm narrowband filter


Dates:April 21, 2015

Frames: 89x300" (7h 25')

Integration: 7h 25'

Avg. Moon age: 2.99 days

Avg. Moon phase: 9.76%


Astrometry.net job: 3522817

RA center: 20h 34' 27"

DEC center: +60° 7' 23"

Pixel scale: 1.388 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 9.379 degrees

Field radius: 0.364 degrees


Resolution: 1521x1120

Locations: Prato - S.Lucia Home Terrace Observatory, Prato, Prato, Italy

Data source: Backyard

Description

Image taken on the 21.04.15 with a GSO RC8, an Atik 383l+ with a Baader 50nm HA filter, a Vixen GPD2. 89 300 secs subs, guided with a Skywatcher 50mm finder and a QHY5. Acquisition with Astroart, guiding with PHD. Stacking with Astroart. Processing with PS. 7 darks and 15 flats and dark flats added. Thanks for looking!

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ngc6946 of 21.04.15 - 89 300 secs subs with an RC8 and an Atik 383l+, 



    
        

            Stefano Ciapetti

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