Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  NGC 6946

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    Fireworks Galaxy NGC 6946, 



    
        

            Stefan Westphal
    Fireworks Galaxy NGC 6946
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    Fireworks Galaxy NGC 6946

    Technical card

    Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion Optics UK CT10

    Imaging cameras: Atik 383L+

    Mounts: Vixen New Atlux + Skysensor 2000

    Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion Optics UK CT10

    Guiding cameras: M-Gen Guiding Kamera

    Focal reducers: GPU Komakorrektor

    Software: Adobe Photoshop CS 6  ·  Fitswork4  ·  Deep Sky Stacker 3.3.3 Beta 51 DSS DeepSkyStacker

    Filters: Baader Planetarium 36mm Blue  ·  Baader Planetarium 36mm Green  ·  Baader Planetarium 36mm Red  ·  Baader Planetarium 36mm Luminance

    Accessory: Lacerta MGEN2  ·  Teleskop-Service TS OAG 9mm


    Dates:Sept. 12, 2015Oct. 2, 2015Oct. 11, 2015

    Frames:
    Baader Planetarium 36mm Blue: 18x360" -20C bin 1x1
    Baader Planetarium 36mm Green: 18x360" -20C bin 1x1
    Baader Planetarium 36mm Luminance: 43x360" -20C bin 1x1
    Baader Planetarium 36mm Red: 21x360" -20C bin 1x1

    Integration: 10.0 hours

    Darks: ~17

    Flats: ~89

    Bias: ~160

    Avg. Moon age: 25.58 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 25.74%

    Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00

    Mean SQM: 21.20


    Basic astrometry details

    Astrometry.net job: 848838

    RA center: 20h 34' 52"

    DEC center: +60° 9' 3"

    Pixel scale: 1.100 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 178.034 degrees

    Field radius: 0.304 degrees


    Resolution: 620x427

    Locations: Kreben, Westmittelfranken, Bayern, Germany

    Description

    Image Data:
    Date: 12.09., 02./11.10.15
    Location: Kreben / Mittelfranken
    Telescope: 10"f4,8 Newton - 1200mm
    Correcktor: Gyulai GPU
    Camera: Atik 383L+ at -20°C
    integration time: LRGB 258:126:108:108min
    Guiding: Ts Off Axis Guider and M-Gen ll
    Processing: DSS, Fitswork, Photo Shop CS6

    Version A: Crop at the Galaxy
    Version B: Full Frame
    Version C: Slightly modified sharpness and colors

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