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Contains:  NGC 6939, NGC 6946
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Fireworks Galaxy, Open Cluster NGC 6939 & some IFN, 



    
        

            Israel Gil Andani
Fireworks Galaxy, Open Cluster NGC 6939 & some IFN
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Technical card


Frames: 33x600"

Integration: 5.5 hours


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1240255

RA center: 20h 33' 27"

DEC center: +60° 22' 33"

Pixel scale: 5.305 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -90.858 degrees

Field radius: 1.197 degrees


Resolution: 1300x976

Description

Fireworks Galaxy, Open Cluster NGC 6939 & some IFN
Fireworks galaxy receives its name because of the amount of supernova explosions has experienced during the last 100 years.
In this image is next to NGC 6939 open cluster.
Both objects look together but really are separated by millions of light years away.
Image taken this summer from AstroAyna Star Party.

Tech details:
Sky-Watcher NEQ 6 Pro tuned by HAS, Takahashi FSQ-106N, Moravian G2-8300 with Baader filters. 15x900 L bin 1x1, 6x300 RGB bin 2x2.
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Fireworks Galaxy, Open Cluster NGC 6939 & some IFN, 



    
        

            Israel Gil Andani

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