Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  NGC 6946
NGC6946. The FireWorks galaxy, 



    
        

            Ferran Ginebrosa
NGC6946. The FireWorks galaxy
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NGC6946. The FireWorks galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron C8

Imaging cameras: Canon 450D modified (IR filter removed)

Mounts: Meade LX90 12" Fork Mount

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Eschenbach Cassegrain/Maksutov 500mm - f/5.6

Guiding cameras: Lunatico Astronomia QHY5

Software: PHD Guiding  ·  Pixinsight LE  ·  Deepskystacker

Filters: Astronomik CLS Clip CLS clip-in

Accessory: MEADE Autostar 497


Dates:June 21, 2015

Frames:Astronomik CLS Clip CLS clip-in: 134x120" ISO800

Integration: 4.5 hours

Darks: ~10

Flats: ~10

Bias: ~10

Avg. Moon age: 4.73 days

Avg. Moon phase: 23.29%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Temperature: 25.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 676866

RA center: 20h 34' 52"

DEC center: +60° 10' 1"

Pixel scale: 0.980 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -178.044 degrees

Field radius: 0.535 degrees


Resolution: 620x406

Locations: MPC - K09 / Observatori Lliçà d'Amunt, Lliçà d'Amunt, Barcelona, Spain

Description

NGC6946, the Fireworks galaxy.
This galaxy is 16 million light years away in the edge os Cepheus and Cygnus constellation.

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Ferran Ginebrosa
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NGC6946. The FireWorks galaxy, 



    
        

            Ferran Ginebrosa