Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  NGC 6946
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NGC 6946. The Fireworks Galaxy, 



    
        

            Vlad Onoprienko
NGC 6946. The Fireworks Galaxy
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NGC 6946. The Fireworks Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: 9" MK "Santel"

Imaging cameras: QSI 640i

Mounts: Sky-Watcher EQ6 Pro

Filters: Baader L  ·  Baader Planerarium 7 nm H-Alpha  ·  Baader RGB Filters

Accessory: Starlight Xpress Off Axis Guider  ·  Starlight Xpress Lodestar  ·  Starlight Xpress Fliter Wheel


Dates:Aug. 1, 2016Aug. 2, 2016Aug. 3, 2016Aug. 4, 2016Aug. 5, 2016

Frames:
Baader Planerarium 7 nm H-Alpha: 9x1200" bin 2x2
Baader L: 5x1200" bin 1x1
Baader L: 21x900" bin 1x1
Baader RGB Filters: 18x600" bin 1x1
Baader RGB Filters: 21x600" bin 2x2

Integration: 16.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 12.42 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.66%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1219057

RA center: 20h 34' 52"

DEC center: +60° 9' 7"

Pixel scale: 0.513 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 178.157 degrees

Field radius: 0.200 degrees


Resolution: 1982x1992

Data source: Traveller

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NGC 6946. The Fireworks Galaxy, 



    
        

            Vlad Onoprienko