Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  NGC 6946
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NGC6946 - Fireworks Galaxy

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron C8-SGT XLT

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 70D

Mounts: Advanced VX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue 50mm Guidescope

Guiding cameras: ZWO Design ASI120MC

Focal reducers: Celestron 6.3 Focal Reducer

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto Pixinsight Core 1.8

Filters: Astronomik CLS Canon EOS Clip


Dates:Oct. 5, 2015

Frames:Astronomik CLS Canon EOS Clip: 50x30" ISO6400 bin 1x1

Integration: 0.4 hours

Darks: ~10

Avg. Moon age: 22.73 days

Avg. Moon phase: 43.78%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 822842

RA center: 20h 34' 52"

DEC center: +60° 9' 14"

Pixel scale: 0.704 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -94.460 degrees

Field radius: 0.293 degrees


Resolution: 2428x1760

Locations: My Backyard, Houston, Texas, United States

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